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torso

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noun tor·so \ˈtȯr-(ˌ)sō\

Simple Definition of torso

  • : the main part of the human body not including the head, arms, and legs

Full Definition of torso

plural torsos or tor·si play \ˈtȯr-ˌsē\

  1. 1 :  a sculptured representation of the trunk of a human body

  2. 2 :  something (as a piece of writing) that is mutilated or left unfinished

  3. 3 :  the human trunk

Examples of torso

  1. exercises that strengthen the torso



Origin of torso

Italian, literally, stalk, from Latin thyrsus stalk, thyrsus


First Known Use: 1722


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torso

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noun tor·so \ˈtȯr-(ˌ)sō\

Medical Definition of torso

plural torsos or tor·si \ˈtȯr-ˌsē\play

  1. :  the human trunk




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