bosom

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 2).
bosom(
boo
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zuhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (chest)
a. el pecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Nina hugged me and held me close to her bosom.Nina me abrazó y me sujetó contra su pecho.
2. (breast)
a. el pecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My mother told me to wear a more modest dress that would cover my bosoms.Mi madre me dijo que llevara un vestido más recatado que me cubriera el pecho.
b. el seno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This bra is too small for my bosoms. Do you have something larger?Este sostén es demasiado pequeño para mis senos. ¿Tienes algo más grande?
c. el busto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It seems that designers only know how to make clothes for women with a small bosom.Parece que los diseñadores solo saben hacer ropa para mujeres con busto pequeño.
3. (clothing)
a. la pechera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The dressmaker decided to use a different color for the bosom.La modista decidió usar otro color para la pechera.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(heart)
a. el seno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There were frequent episodes of violence in the bossom of the child's family.Había frecuentes episodios de violencia en el seno de la familia del niño.
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bosom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of woman)
a. el pecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a. el seno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (fig)
a.
in the bosom of one's familyen el seno de la familia
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (general)
a.
bosom friendamigo(a) del alma
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bosom [ˈbʊzəm]
noun
[of woman] seno (m); pecho (m); [of garment] pechera (f)
in the bosom of the family en el seno de la familia
to take sb to one's bosom acoger amorosamente a algn
modifier
bosom friend (n) amigoaamiga (m) (f) íntimoaíntima or entrañable;a amiga a íntima
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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