buxom

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adjective bux·om \ˈbək-səm\

Definition of buxom

  1. 1 obsolete a :  obedient, tractable b :  offering little resistance :  flexible <wing silently the buxom air — John Milton>

  2. 2 archaic :  full of gaiety

  3. 3 :  vigorously or healthily plump; specifically :  full-bosomed

buxomly

adverb

buxomness

noun

Origin and Etymology of buxom

Middle English buxsum, from Old English *būhsum; akin to Old English būgan to bend — more at bow


First Known Use: 12th century


BUXOM Defined for English Language Learners

buxom

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adjective bux·om \ˈbək-səm\

Definition of buxom for English Language Learners

  • of a woman : healthy and attractive with large breasts


BUXOM Defined for Kids

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adjective bux·om \ˈbək-səm\

Definition of buxom for Students

  1. :  having a healthy plump form


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