barrel-chested

[ bar-uh l-ches-tid ]
/ ˈbær əlˌtʃɛs tɪd /
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adjective

having a broad, prominent chest or thorax.

Nearby words

  1. barrel race,
  2. barrel roll,
  3. barrel roof,
  4. barrel vault,
  5. barrel-ass,
  6. barrel-race,
  7. barrel-roll,
  8. barrelage,
  9. barreleye,
  10. barrelfish

Origin of barrel-chested

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for barrel-chested

barrel-chested

adjective

having a large rounded chest
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