Definitions of bosom

  1. To inclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.
  2. To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.
  3. To place or protect close to the heart; to keep tenderly; to conceal.
  4. To inclose in the bosom.
  5. To enclose in the bosom; to keep with care; to conceal; to cherish.
  6. To conceal; to cherish; to preserve with care.
  7. cloth that covers the chest or breasts
  8. a person's breast or chest
  9. The breast of a human being; the part, between the arms, to which anything is pressed when embraced by them.
  10. The breast, considered as the seat of the passions, affections, and operations of the mind; consciousness; secret thoughts.
  11. Embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold.
  12. Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior; as, the bosom of the earth.
  13. The part of the dress worn upon the breast; an article, or a portion of an article, of dress to be worn upon the breast; as, the bosom of a shirt; a linen bosom.
  14. A depression round the eye of a millstone.
  15. The breast of a human being, or the part of the dress which covers it: ( flg.) the seat of the passions and feelings: the heart: embrace, inclosure, as within the arms: any close or secret receptacle.
  16. The breast; the interior.
  17. The breast, or the part of a garment covering the breast; the affections.
  18. The breast of a human being; the folds of the dress that cover the breast; the breast as the seat of the tender affections and passions; the breast, as containing the secrets of the heart; any enclosed place; the interior; the embrace.
  19. The breast of a human being and the parts adjacent; the clothes about the breast; the seat of the passions; embrace; retreat; asylum.
  20. very close in friendship or affection; " a bosom buddy"; " an intimate friendship"
  21. the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; " his bosom was bursting with the secret"
  22. Of or pertaining to the bosom.
  23. Intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend.
  24. Intimate; beloved; as, a bosom friend.
  25. ( in composition) Confidential: intimate.
  26. Intimate; dear; confidential.