Idioms about chest
Origin of chest
OTHER WORDS FROM chestchest·ful [chest-fool], /ˈtʃɛst fʊl/, noun
Words nearby chest
How to use chest in a sentence
Hold them to keep your hands warm, place them at the bottom of your bag to heat your feet, or stuff them into a chest pocket to warm your core.How to stay warm while sleeping in the frigid outdoors|Alisha McDarris|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
Video showed the two shoving one another and Strickland accused Ujiri of hitting him “in the face and chest with both fists” while ignoring orders to stop trying to get to the floor.Raptors president, sheriff’s deputy drop lawsuits over shoving incident at NBA Finals|Cindy Boren|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
If I get too warm, I take it off, pack it into its chest pocket—it squishes down to the size of an apple—and stuff it into my shorts pocket.5 Pieces of Gear That Help Me Stay Active During Winter|Jakob Schiller|February 11, 2021|Outside Online
Every single one of these photos makes the center of my chest clench as I remember how I felt eating these things.
The paper analyzes training loads for leg press, chest press, and pulldowns.
At St. Barnabas Hospital, Pellerano was listed in stable condition with wounds to his chest and arm.
Forty minutes later he says, ‘I think she may have chest injuries now.’Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Couple guided Stella as she crawled and dipped her chest to pick up each magnet.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I received many bruises on my collarbones, neck, chest, and shoulders.
Once a month he attaches a device to his chest, clamps metal bracelets on his wrists, and hooks the whole thing up to a telephone.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He vowed he was taking even better care of himself than usual, but his chest is bad again.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He continued active till his 35th year, when he began to decline, and died of water in the chest.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He held the sabre lower, but the point was kept unwaveringly at the chest of his enemy; his teeth were set.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
One baas was bigger than the other, and on his chest and on his body were pictures of birds, and beasts, and strange things.
On his chest was a great inkoos with one eye covered, and on his back a hut with trees growing straight up into the air from it.
British Dictionary definitions for chest
- the front part of the trunk from the neck to the bellyRelated adjective: pectoral
- (as modifier)a chest cold
- the place in which a public or charitable institution deposits its funds
- the funds so deposited
Derived forms of chestchested, adjective
Word Origin for chest
Other Idioms and Phrases with chest
see off one's chest; play one's cards close to one's chest.