- having a large, broad chest: a deep-chested man.
- coming from deep in the chest: a deep-chested cough.
Origin of deep-chested
First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for deep-chested
The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
The Germans are a big, square-shouldered, deep-chested race.Diary of a Pilgrimage
Jerome K. Jerome
"Get your donkey out of the way, fool," he boomed in a deep-chested roar.The Book of All-Power
That large, deep-chested, powerful dog, was the admiration of all the children in the town.Flora Lyndsay
The lieutenant was very short, thickset, deep-chested, and powerful.Hunting the Lions