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

Definition of chested

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

Examples of chested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Being bare-chested, at first, feels like a huge weight off. Molly Longman,, "Is It Bad That I Haven’t Worn A Bra In 3 Months?," 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 National Geographic, "The best unpublished photos of 2019," 19 Dec. 2019 More than a decade after 90210 went off the air, Doherty and Garth reunited with a bare-chested – and buff!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,, "See the Most Nostalgia-Inducing Cast Reunions from Your Favorite Movies & TV Shows," 18 Dec. 2019 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

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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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“Chested.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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