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Buxom Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    buxom adj
  1. (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress" [syn: bosomy, busty, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie, sonsy, voluptuous, well-endowed]
  2. euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies"; "pleasingly plump" [syn: chubby, embonpoint, plump, zaftig, zoftig]
Buxom Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Buxom \Bux"om\, a. [OE. buxum, boxom, buhsum, pliable, obedient, AS. b[=o]csum, b[=u]hsum (akin to D. buigzaam blexible, G. biegsam); b[=u]gan to bow, bend + -sum, E. -some. See Bow to bend, and -some.]
  1. Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient; tractable; docile; meek; humble. [Obs.] So wild a beast, so tame ytaught to be, And buxom to his bands, is joy to see. --Spenser. I submit myself unto this holy church of Christ, to be ever buxom and obedient to the ordinance of it. --Foxe.
  2. Having the characteristics of health, vigor, and comeliness, combined with a gay, lively manner; stout and rosy; jolly; frolicsome. A daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair. --Milton. A parcel of buxom bonny dames, that were laughing, singing, dancing, and as merry as the day was long. --Tatler. -- Bux"om*ly, adv. -- Bux"om*ness, n.
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  • 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards: Buxom bombshells & fashion faux pas
    As with most glitzy awards ceremonies, the best moments did not occur during acceptance speeches, invigorating as they might be. At the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards yesterday evening, held to honour the best in Hong Kong and Chinese cinema over the past year, all eyes were on the celebrities who went dressed to the nines, as well as comedic spontaneity at the sideli Read more on this news related to 'Buxom'
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