(noun, verb)


1. the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen

- he beat his breast in anger

Similar word(s): chest

Definition categories: body

2. either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Similar word(s): boob, bosom, knocker

Definition categories: body, mamma

3. meat carved from the breast of a fowl

Definition categories: food, helping, portion, serving

4. the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest

Definition categories: animal

Sentences with breast as a noun:

- Tanya's breasts grew alarmingly during pregnancy.

- She kindled hope in the breast of all who heard her.

- The robin has a red breast.

- Would you like breast or wing?

- a chimney breast; a plough breast


1. meet at breast level

- The runner breasted the tape

Definition categories: stative, converge, meet

2. reach the summit (of a mountain)

- They breasted the mountain

Similar word(s): summit

Definition categories: motion, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

3. confront bodily

- breast the storm

Similar word(s): front

Definition categories: competition, confront, face

Sentences with breast as a verb:

- He breasted the hill and saw the town before him.