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1. breast

noun. ['ˈbrɛst'] the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen.

Synonyms

  • external body part
  • thorax
  • chest
  • pectus

Antonyms

  • father
  • male parent
  • man
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Breast

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

How do you pronounce breast?

Pronounce breast as brɛst.

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Sentences with breast


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull each chicken breast out and pat the bottom dry before placing them on a plastic cutting board.

2. Adjective
In adults, any permanent increase in breast size is often related to fat accumulation in the breast.

Quotes about breast


1. Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest.
- Alexander Pope

2. Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram.
- Larry Craig

3. I think that I shall never seeA poem lovely as a tree.A tree whose hungry mouth is pressedAgainst the earth's sweet flowing breast;A tree that looks at God all dayAnd lifts her leafy arms to pray;A tree that may in summer wearA nest of robins in her hair;Upon whose bosom snow has lain;Who intimately lives with rain.Poems are made by fools like me,But only God can make a tree.
- Joyce Kilmer, Trees & Other Poems

2. breast-deep

adverb. up to the breast.

3. breast-fed

adjective. (of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast.

Synonyms

  • suckled

4. breast-high

adverb. up to the breast.

5. breast

noun. ['ˈbrɛst'] either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman.

Synonyms

  • bosom
  • boob
  • mamma
  • tit
  • ring of color
  • knocker
  • woman's body
  • mammary gland
  • titty
  • lactiferous duct
  • adult female body

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • brave

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. breast

noun. ['ˈbrɛst'] the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest.

Antonyms

  • show

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. breast

verb. ['ˈbrɛst'] confront bodily.

Synonyms

  • front
  • confront

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • lose
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. breast

verb. ['ˈbrɛst'] meet at breast level.

Synonyms

  • converge

Antonyms

  • stay
  • fall back

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. breast

noun. ['ˈbrɛst'] meat carved from the breast of a fowl.

Synonyms

  • white meat
  • helping
  • poulet
  • volaille
  • turkey
  • chicken
  • serving

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • fail
  • incapability

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. breast

verb. ['ˈbrɛst'] reach the summit (of a mountain).

Synonyms

  • arrive at
  • attain
  • make
  • gain
  • summit
  • hit

Antonyms

  • break even
  • level
  • break
  • unmake

Etymology

  • brest (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • breost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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