Definition of buxom adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbʌksəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌksəm//
Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
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(of a woman) large in an attractive way, and with large breasts See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness Word OriginMiddle English: from the stem of Old English būgan ‘to bend’ (of Germanic origin; related to German biegen) + -some. The original sense was ‘compliant, obliging’, later ‘lively and good-tempered’, influenced by the traditional association of plumpness and good health with an easy-going nature.
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