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Chesty   Listen

Marked by a large or well-developed chest.  Synonym: big-chested.
Having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride.  Synonyms: arrogant, self-important.  "Arrogant claims" , "Chesty as a peacock"

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"Chesty" Quotes from Famous Books

... with a toss of her head, "and when they raised you from twelve at Christmas you thought you were doing great. I remember how chesty you were ...
— Bought and Paid For - From the Play of George Broadhurst • Arthur Hornblow

... netting I saw it was not a baby Tiger but a small white Bull-terrier. He snapped at me and at any one or anything that seemed too abrupt or too near for proper respect, and his snarling growl was unpleasantly frequent. Dogs have two growls: one deep-rumbled, and chesty; that is polite warning—the retort courteous; the other mouthy and much higher in pitch: this is the last word before actual onslaught. The Terrier's growls were all of the latter kind. I was a dog-man and thought I ...
— Animal Heroes • Ernest Thompson Seton

Words linked to "Chesty" :   big-chested, proud, robust, chest

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