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Word: buxom

Definition: full-bosomed; plump; jolly


Sentences Containing 'buxom'

By some accounts, Crosby fell in love with the buxom Mrs. Peabody in about two hours, confessing his love for her in the Tunnel of Love at the amusement park.
The main character, who "walked out of a bar and into a car," as the theme song relates, is a quadriplegic who won a large settlement from the rich driver who ran over him, and lives in a mansion with his buxom girlfriend, gay Australian physical therapist, and a cast of fellow handicapees.
While his style was described as "rugged" and "chunky", and evoked antique ideals as patriotic works, his female figures were characterized as buxom, wearing diaphanous clothing.

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