\ ˈche-stē How to pronounce chesty (audio) \
chestier; chestiest

Definition of chesty

1 : proudly or arrogantly self-assertive
2 : marked by a large or well-developed chest

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Nothing encapsulated Boston's fearless youth and dynamic potential quite like Tatum's dunk on James, and chesty celebration after, in Game 7 on Sunday. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "As NBA Finals begin, where do Bucks fit in the contender conversation in the East?," 30 May 2018 Negan gives speeches like that guy in Creed sings: all chesty bluster that fails to impress. Chicago Tribune,, "Exasperation time? "The Walking Dead" this week tests our patience, its own rules," 11 Mar. 2018 Check Chesty companion (model Monika Ordowska) throwing a drink in Gronk's face? Phil Thompson,, "Rob Gronkowski Gronkifies new music video," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of chesty

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of chesty was in 1899

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\ ˈches-tē How to pronounce chesty (audio) \

Medical Definition of chesty

chiefly British, of a cough
: accompanied by the raising of phlegm

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