cleavage cleavage  /ˈkli vədʒ/


  1. (n) the state of being split or cleft
  2. (n) the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules
  3. (n) (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
  4. (n) the line formed by a groove between two parts (especially the separation between a woman's breasts)
  5. (n) the act of cleaving or splitting


  1. Nicole Richie Flaunts Side Boob in Slinky Metallic Gown at 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards

    Well, hello there. Nicole Richie joined the long list of female celebs who have opted to show a different kind of cleavage while rocking the red carpet at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Froma Harrop: High heels and workers' rights

    Waitresses showing cleavage does not create a condition demanding surgery. Tottering on heels week after week after month can.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  3. University of Kansas has nothing better to do than attack this racy Twitter page

    The University of Kansas has sent a firm cease-and-desist order to a Twitter fan page called @KUboobs, which is dedicated to collecting photos of (mostly) women flaunting their cleavage in low-cut KU shirts.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News


  1. "They wear short dresses, show off their cleavage and think they look pretty, but it is not like that. Look at the yesteryears actresses. They used to be all covered up and even then looked beautiful," he added.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jackie Shroff Source: Economic Times

  2. Keira Knightley, who played the female lead in the first three "Pirates" movies, said, "I am not that well-endowed, so they literally painted in my cleavage. It took about 45 minutes every day for makeup artists to add shade and volume, and it...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Keira Knightley Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  3. "The prime minister says he is not taking it seriously. Well, I'm starting to have difficulty taking the prime minister seriously," said Liberal MP Michael Ignatieff. "I don't care about (Couillard's) skirts, I don't care about her cleavage,...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: 680 News

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