Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bosom

6 senses of bosom

Sense 1
bosom -- (the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret")
       => privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealment -- (the condition of being concealed or hidden)

Sense 2
bosom -- (a person's breast or chest)
       => breast, chest -- (the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger")

Sense 3
bosom -- (cloth that covers the chest or breasts)
       => cloth covering -- (a covering made of cloth)

Sense 4
embrace, bosom -- (a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family")
       => adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal -- (the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception; "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance")

Sense 5
heart, bosom -- (the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom")
       => intuition, hunch, suspicion -- (an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong")

Sense 6
breast, bosom, knocker, boob, tit, titty -- (either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman)
       => mammary gland, mamma -- (milk-secreting organ of female mammals)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bosom

2 senses of bosom

Sense 1
bosom -- (hide in one's bosom; "She bosomed his letters")
       => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Sense 2
embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze -- (squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him")
       => clasp -- (hold firmly and tightly)

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