chest·​ed | \ ˈche-stəd How to pronounce chested (audio) \

Definition of chested

: having a chest of a specified kind used in combinationflat-chested

Examples of chested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was a color photo of a bare-chested, gray-haired man with a slight smile. Jacob Bernstein, New York Times, "Jeffrey Epstein, Blackmail and a Lucrative ‘Hot List’," 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, "Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson Touched Tongues in Bed on Simpson's Instagram Story," 14 Oct. 2019 Footage on social media appeared to show the man bare-chested and dangling by his legs. Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN, "Man dies after getting trapped at the top of a 290-foot chimney," 28 Oct. 2019 Tall and fit, McDougall’s bare-chested – though not barefoot – and wearing a red bandana. Sean Gregory, Time, "Chris McDougall Helped Spark the Barefoot Running Craze. Now He's Racing With Donkeys.," 11 Oct. 2019 Residents drive motorcycles on dirt roads lined with tire repair shops and bars where bare-chested men offer cold beer. Washington Post, "Protect or develop? Amazon fires signal growing pressure," 31 Aug. 2019 Keenan’s voice is gentler—older—intact, still hovering and swerving, still making its folky dips and flutters, but with hardly a tight-chested scream on the whole album. James Parker, The Atlantic, "The Persistent Complexity of Tool," 24 Aug. 2019 The men are athletic, smooth-chested, sporting 12 packs, orange skin, and fluorescent teeth. David Geiringer, Quartzy, "“Shallow, inauthentic” Love Island contains a surprising amount of truth about love," 25 July 2019 The man who committed an armed robbery in Fairfax County late Thursday was bare-chested, police said. Martin Weil, Washington Post, "Robber had gun, but no shirt, Fairfax police say," 14 June 2019

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First Known Use of chested

circa 1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chested was circa 1661

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7 Dec 2019

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“Chested.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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