bazonga

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain. It is thought to derive either from bazooka (rocket launcher) or from bazoom, an earlier slang variant of bosom with influence from zoom. Attested since the 1970s.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bəˈzɒŋɡə/
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NounEdit

bazonga (plural bazongas)

  1. (slang, vulgar, usually in the plural) A female breast.
    • 1972, Doug Kenney, “The Miracle of Democracy”, in National Lampoon, page 52:
      [] you know that two-thirds of the jerk-offs who buy the magazine in the first place are only looking to see if the chick with the big bazongas is in Foto Funnies again but what the hell []

ReferencesEdit

  • Gold, David (2009) Studies in Etymology and Etiology, →ISBN, page 87-90