barrel-chested

adjective bar·rel-chest·ed \ ˈber-əl-ˌches-təd , ˈba-rəl- \

Definition of barrel-chested

: having a large rounded chest
  • a barrel-chested athlete

First Known Use of barrel-chested

1845

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BARREL-CHESTED Defined for English Language Learners

barrel-chested

Definition of barrel-chested for English Language Learners

  • of a man : having a large, round chest that usually suggests great strength


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