chest·​ed | \ˈches-təd \

Definition of chested 

: having a chest of a specified kind used in combination flat-chested

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Her mom flips to a photo of a much, much younger girl — a chubby-cheeked, flat-chested child. Anna Silman, The Cut, "The Tale and the Truth About 13-Year-Old Girls," 25 May 2018 The finale came in a march of bare-chested men painted in silver glitter to go with their black disco pants. Washington Post, "French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey," 7 June 2018 The process was arduous; the camera captured a bare-chested Ranallo weeping inside hotel rooms, growling at himself with rage and pounding his keyboard in euphoria. Andy Mccullough,, "The 'Bipolar Rock 'N' Roller' calls some of combat sports' biggest events. But his real fight is against the stigma of mental illness," 23 May 2018 Termote is a compact, broad-chested man, soft-spoken and amiable. Joshua Levine, Smithsonian, "The Hunt for the Notorious U-Boat UB-29," 19 Apr. 2018 The first thought was bloat — a twisted gut, always a possibility for large-chested breeds like his boxer–pit bull mix. Janice Gary, Longreads, "Bang and Vanish," 18 Apr. 2018 Now 65, his displays of physical prowess such as bare-chested horseback riding have mostly faded away, but the hours-long annual news conferences and call-in shows testify to vigor and discipline. Fox News, "Vladimir Putin's power: From mean streets to Kremlin," 17 Mar. 2018 The giant wrestler gently body-slammed the bare-chested boxer in what, even for that sport’s low standards, was a subpar act Auctioned in 1977, the building was renamed for Martin Luther King. Frank Fitzpatrick,, "The Arena: A sports time capsule for Philadelphia | Frank's Place," 9 Mar. 2018 Ahead, a collection of bras, handpicked by the experts for all of your small-chested needs. Claudia Saide, Glamour, "I'm as Flat as They Come, And I've Finally Figured Out How to Shop for Bras," 1 Mar. 2018

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circa 1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chested was circa 1661

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