breast

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1 breast /ˈbrɛst/ noun
plural breasts
1 breast
/ˈbrɛst/
noun
plural breasts
Learner's definition of BREAST
[count] : either one of the two soft parts on a woman's chest that produce milk when she has a baby often used before another noun see picture at human
[count]
old-fashioned + literary : the front part of a person's body between the neck and the stomach : chest
literary : the chest thought of as the place where emotions are felt
[count] : the front part of a bird's body below the neck see picture at bird
: meat from the front part of a bird's or animal's body
[noncount]
[count]
[count] : the part of a piece of clothing that covers a person's chest usually used before another noun

make a clean breast of

: to speak openly and honestly about (something that you have previously lied about or kept secret)

— breasted

/ˈbrɛstəd/ adjective
used in combination
see also double-breasted, single-breasted
2 breast /ˈbrɛst/ verb
breasts; breasted; breasting
2 breast
/ˈbrɛst/
verb
breasts; breasted; breasting
Learner's definition of BREAST
[+ object] formal
: to push against or move through (something) with your chest forward
sometimes used figuratively
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