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Definition of "deep-chested" [deep-chested]

  • Thick in the chest (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "deep-chested" in a sentence
  • "Bloat is most common in dogs weighing more than 99 pounds though some small dogs have developed it, experts say, and in dogs described as "deep-chested," meaning the chest width is relatively narrow and the length from the backbone to sternum is relatively long."
  • "They were lean and meagre of build, narrow-hipped and crooked-legged, and at the same time deep-chested, with heavy arms and enormous hands."
  • "He was a large Indian fully six feet in height, deep-chested and heavy-muscled, and his eyes were keener and vested with greater mental vigor than the average of his kind."
Words like "deep-chested"
blond-headed
ear-shattering
full-chested
heavy-jawed
loose-limbed
martial-looking
soldierly-looking
well-muscled