- having a well-developed chest or bosom.
- proud; conceited.
Origin of chesty
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Examples from the Web for chesty
A lot of Virginians will recognize his last name from Chesty Puller, who was the most decorated Marine in U.S. history.David Baldacci Has a New Hero
November 2, 2011
But somehow I ain't so chesty about havin' dug up a relation.Torchy, Private Sec.
So I don't have any chesty bulletin to hand Mr. Robert when I gets back.Torchy As A Pa
I never saw Skinny so chesty as he was over catching that bear.The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill
Charles Pierce Burton
"That's Chesty with him," announced Frank, as two figures were discovered coming toward them.
A few seconds of suspense followed, while Chesty was following the veteran into the first hollowed-out apartment.
- British suffering from or symptomatic of chest diseasea chesty cough
- having a large well-developed chest or bosom
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Word Origin and History for chesty
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