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deep-chested

[ deep-ches-tid ]

adjective

  1. having a large, broad chest:

    a deep-chested man.

  2. coming from deep in the chest:

    a deep-chested cough.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of deep-chested1

First recorded in 1830–40

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Example Sentences

"Slap your saddles on them fresh hosses," he grated harshly from the back of a deep-chested, lean-flanked gray.

The soft murmur of his petition was answered only by the deep-chested, placid snore of the sleeping priest.

A fine figure of a mariner he strode along, erect, deep-chested, thewed and sinewed like a bull.

He stood six feet four, and was broad-shouldered and deep-chested to match, and walked like a king who has humbled his enemy.

Suddenly a deep-chested student yelled out with a voice that drowned every other sound.

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