barrel-chested

barrel-chested
adjective Date: 1926 having a large rounded chest <
a barrel-chested athlete
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • barrel-chested — adj a man who is barrel chested has a round chest that sticks out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • barrel-chested — [bar′əlches΄tid, ber′əlches′tid] adj. having an especially broad, deep chest for one s height …   English World dictionary

  • barrel-chested — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having a large rounded chest he was powerful and barrel chested Alan LeMay * * * ˌbarrel ˈchested 7 [barrel chested] adjective (of a man) having a large rounded chest …   Useful english dictionary

  • barrel-chested — bar|rel chest|ed [ ,berəl tʃestəd ] adjective a man who is barrel chested has a large chest that curves outward …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • barrel-chested — adjective a man who is barrel chested has a round chest that sticks out …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • barrel-chested — UK [ˌbærəl ˈtʃestɪd] / US [ˌberəl ˈtʃestəd] adjective a man who is barrel chested has a large chest that curves outwards …   English dictionary

  • barrel-chested — adjective Having a barrel chest …   Wiktionary

  • barrel-chested — /bar euhl ches tid/, adj. having a broad, prominent chest or thorax. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • barrel-chested — adjective having a large rounded chest …   English new terms dictionary

  • barrel-chested — bar•rel chest•ed [[t]ˈbær əlˌtʃɛs tɪd[/t]] adj. pat having a broad chest …   From formal English to slang

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