noun, plural tor·sos, tor·si [tawr-see] /ˈtɔr si/.
- torsion spasm,
- torsion-free group,
- torsional deformity,
- torso murder,
Origin of torso
Examples from the Web for torso
From the torso, the Lift claims the ability to better sense the true culprit of bad posture: the neck and shoulders.
Every time he breathed, he felt pains all through his torso—fractured ribs.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had skinny legs and bloated ribs fanning from his torso like an accordion strapped to his chest.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His torso was nude and his legs had been amputated by the locomotive engine.Rome’s Deadly Pub Crawls Kill American College Student|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example: learning how to move your torso as if someone is punching you in the side of your stomach.Fake It Like Batman: Welcome to The Real Fight Club|Anna Brand|December 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He long afterwards discovered in a shoemaker's shop a panel of the head which belonged to the torso.Leonardo da Vinci|Maurice W. Brockwell
A spasm of pain shot through Chick's torso; he could feel his bones giving way.The Blind Spot|Austin Hall
And died screaming, his head and torso split from crown to navel.Quest of the Golden Ape|Ivar Jorgensen
The body of the church has been so far restored as to be fit for use, but its crowning glory, the tower, remains a torso.East of Paris|Matilda Betham-Edwards
His torso was bare, a dancing girl in red and blue tattooed on his chest.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
noun plural -sos or -si (-sɪ)
Word Origin for torso
1797, from Italian torso "trunk of a statue," originally "stalk, stump," from Vulgar Latin *tursus, from Latin thyrsus "stalk, stem," from Greek thyrsos (see thyrsus).