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

Definition of chested

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

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Lang did it many times, over, with minimal white harnesses over bare chested models wearing only a pair of pristinely tailored black trousers. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Virgil Abloh, Michael Jackson, and the History of the Male Fashion Harness," 17 Jan. 2019 The Nutters suit, unlike others on the Row, was cut for flash: tight-waisted and small-chested to emphasize the body, with a long jacket and mega lapels. Matthew Schneier, New York Times, "Meet the Man Who Dressed Mick Jagger," 5 July 2018 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

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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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