chesty

UK [ˈtʃestɪ] / US adjective
Word forms "chesty":
adjective chesty comparative chestier superlative chestiest British informal
suffering from or caused by an infection in the lungs

a chesty cough


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • chesty — adj. 1. marked by a large or well developed chest. Syn: big chested. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; as, chesty as a peacock. Syn: arrogant, self important. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chesty — ches tē adj of, relating to, or affected with disease of the chest not used technically …   Medical dictionary

  • chesty — ► ADJECTIVE informal 1) Brit. having a lot of catarrh in the lungs. 2) (of a woman) having large or prominent breasts. DERIVATIVES chestiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • chesty — [ches′tē] adj. chestier, chestiest Informal 1. a) having a large chest or thorax b) bosomy ☆ 2. boastful, proud, or conceited …   English World dictionary

  • chesty — chest|y [ˈtʃesti] adj 1.) BrE if you have a chesty cough, or if you are a bit chesty, you have a lot of ↑mucus (=thick liquid) in your lungs 2.) informal used to describe a woman with large breasts, when you want to avoid saying this directly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chesty — chest|y [ tʃesti ] adjective BRITISH INFORMAL 1. ) OFFENSIVE a chesty woman has large breasts 2. ) suffering from or caused by an infection in the lungs: a chesty cough …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chesty — adjective 1 informal especially BrE having a lot of catarrh (=thick liquid) in your lungs: a chesty cough | He was a bit chesty, so I didn t send him to school. 2 informal an impolite word used to describe a woman with large breasts …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chesty — adj. Chesty is used with these nouns: ↑cough …   Collocations dictionary

  • chesty — [[t]tʃe̱sti[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n If you have a chesty cough, you have a lot of mucus in your lungs. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • chesty — /ˈtʃɛsti/ (say chestee) adjective (chestier, chestiest) Colloquial 1. inclined to chest disease. 2. having symptoms of chest disease; congested: the baby s been a bit chesty the past few days. 3. (of a woman) having large or prominent breasts.… …   Australian English dictionary

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