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buxom

adjective uk   us   /ˈbʌk.səm/
(of a woman) healthy-looking and slightly fat, with large breasts
Translations of “buxom”
in Arabic امرأة مُمتَلِئة…
in Korean 풍만한…
in Malaysian montok…
in French plantureux…
in Turkish iri memeli, büyük göğüslü…
in Italian prosperoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) (女子)健美豐滿的…
in Russian полногрудый…
in Polish obfitych kształtów…
in Vietnamese đẫy đà…
in Spanish metida en carnes…
in Portuguese robusto, peitudo, rechonchudo…
in Thai อ้วนท้วน…
in German drall…
in Catalan mamelluda…
in Japanese ふくよかで胸が大きく魅力的な…
in Indonesian montok…
in Chinese (Simplified) (女子)健美丰满的…
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