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1. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • breastbone
  • body part
  • female chest
  • thoracic vein
  • vena thoracica
  • musculus pectoralis
  • trunk
  • bust
  • sternum
  • area of cardiac dullness
  • pectus
  • pectoralis
  • rib cage
  • pecs
  • vertebrate
  • gall bladder
  • body
  • craniate
  • torso
  • male chest
  • gallbladder
  • breast
  • thorax
  • pectoral
  • thoracic cavity
  • thoracic aorta
  • chest cavity

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Chest

  • 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 chest?

Pronounce chest as ʧɛst.

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Sentences with chest


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lying on your back, bend your right knee toward your chest.

2. Adjective, superlative
Pushups work your chest, shoulders and triceps muscles, along with your core.

Quotes about chest


1. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

2. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

3. I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.
- Dorothy Allison

2. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy.

Synonyms

  • tea chest
  • pyx chest
  • pix
  • lid
  • toolbox
  • wedding chest
  • tool case
  • ammunition chest
  • pyx
  • pix chest
  • sea chest
  • hope chest
  • toy chest
  • caisson
  • coffer
  • toy box
  • tool cabinet
  • cedar chest
  • tool chest
  • treasure chest

Antonyms

  • success
  • rich
  • defend
  • artifact

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] furniture with drawers for keeping clothes.

Synonyms

  • bureau
  • drawer
  • chiffonier
  • chest of drawers
  • piece of furniture
  • tallboy
  • commode
  • lowboy
  • dresser
  • shelf
  • article of furniture
  • highboy

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. chest

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

Synonyms

  • bosom
  • external body part
  • thorax
  • pectus

Antonyms

  • unbox
  • unclasp
  • show

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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