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chesty

[ ches-tee ]
/ ˈtʃɛs ti /
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adjective, chest·i·er, chest·i·est.
having a well-developed chest or bosom.
proud; conceited.
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Origin of chesty

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; chest + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM chesty

chest·i·ly, adverbchest·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chesty

chesty
/ (ˈtʃɛstɪ) /

adjective chestier or chestiest informal
British suffering from or symptomatic of chest diseasea chesty cough
having a large well-developed chest or bosom

Derived forms of chesty

chestiness, noun
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