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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for deep-chested

Historical Examples of 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.

  • That large, deep-chested, powerful dog, was the admiration of all the children in the town.

    Flora Lyndsay

    Susan Moodie

  • The lieutenant was very short, thickset, deep-chested, and powerful.

    Hunting the Lions

    R.M. Ballantyne