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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The upper front part of the body of a person or animal. Also: A large strong box.

Usage examples (37)
  • You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
  • The back part of the chest is the flat cut Americans generally think of as brisket.
  • The chest is plain, there should be some insignia.
  • Her chest is heaving as she catches her own breath. for more
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