(noun, adjective, verb)


1. In a very close relationship.

- bosom buddies


1. the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

- his bosom was bursting with the secret

Definition categories: state, concealment, privacy, privateness, secrecy

2. a person's breast or chest

Definition categories: body, breast, chest

3. cloth that covers the chest or breasts

Definition categories: man–made

4. a close affectionate and protective acceptance

- in the bosom of the family

Similar word(s): embrace

Definition categories: act, acceptance, acceptation, adoption, espousal

5. the locus of feelings and intuitions

- her story would melt your bosom

Similar word(s): heart

Definition categories: thought, hunch, intuition, suspicion

6. either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Similar word(s): boob, breast, knocker

Definition categories: body, mamma


1. hide in one's bosom

- She bosomed his letters

Definition categories: perception, conceal, hide

2. hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Similar word(s): embrace, hug, squeeze

Definition categories: contact, clasp