chesty chesty

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) marked by a large or well-developed chest
  2. (adj) having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride

Usage(s):

  1. Fortnight ago a chesty little Italian stood on the platform in Manhattan's Grand Central Station, proudly watching a train pull out for Montreal.
  2. Quiet, unassuming, no chesty campus hero, he worked as hard as the rawest scrub in football practice this season.

News

  • Jourdan Dunn’s Breasts ‘Too Big’ for Dior Couture

    Dior finally showed some diversity on their runway this season, skin color-wise, but physically their models were as skinny as ever. In fact, the sample sizes were so small that even Jourdan Dunn, who is by no means a chesty girl, couldn't fit her breasts into them. On Sunday she ... More »        
    on July 2, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "She had a completely different vocal quality to anything in American musical theatre before then," Goodall explains. "A clear, crisp, bell-like voice rather than the chesty 'Broadway belt' that was the sound of the musical at that time. It's...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Jane Goodall Source: Independent

  2. Their commander, Lieutenant Colonel "Chesty" Puller, describes their task as being the following: "Marines will do battle with Japs on tiny specks of land we've never heard of."
    on Apr 5, 2010 By: Chesty Puller Source: The Guardian (blog)

  3. "Swine flu is like your common flu, where your temperature fluctuates and your body feels cold when it's actually hot," Hunt said. "You have a fever. The cough is a bit chesty, which is no different to any normal flu. But the main difference...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Karmichael Hunt Source: The Australian

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