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Definition of "torso" []

  • The human body excluding the head and limbs; trunk. (noun)
  • A statue of the human body with the head and limbs omitted or removed. (noun)
  • A truncated or unfinished thing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "torso" in a sentence
  • "And the scar that runs the length of my torso is the markings of an earthquake"
  • "Step four: Bend over at the waist till your torso is paralell to the ground. (consult someone MUCH smarter than you are to explain what paralell means and what a torso is)"
  • "Image Credit WikimediaThe upper torso is hard and has a Primary Life Support System attached to it."