chest·​ed ˈche-stəd How to pronounce chested (audio)
: having a chest of a specified kind
used in combination

Examples of chested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the fashion network, a flat-chested but pretty model is being interviewed. Etgar Keret, The New Yorker, 20 June 2022 Being bare-chested, at first, feels like a huge weight off. Molly Longman,, 28 May 2020 There’s the lion slipping through sunbeams in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, a swirl of sea turtles that looks almost like abstract art, and those bare-chested men on a Pakistani beach. National Geographic, 19 Dec. 2019 More than a decade after 90210 went off the air, Doherty and Garth reunited with a bare-chested – and buff! – Ziering before his debut as a Chippendales dancer on June 30, 2013, at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino. Kate Hogan,, 18 Dec. 2019 There was a color photo of a bare-chested, gray-haired man with a slight smile. Jacob Bernstein, New York Times, 29 Nov. 2019 News reports, the video shows a bare-chested Simpson cuddled up with Cyrus, who's wearing a Calvin Klein sports bra. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, 14 Oct. 2019 Footage on social media appeared to show the man bare-chested and dangling by his legs. Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN, 28 Oct. 2019 Tall and fit, McDougall’s bare-chested – though not barefoot – and wearing a red bandana. Sean Gregory, Time, 11 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1661, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chested was circa 1661

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Cite this Entry

“Chested.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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