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  1. breast
    IPA[brest]
  2. noun

    • 1. either of the two soft, protruding organs on the upper front of a woman's body that secrete milk after pregnancy.

      Synonym : mammary gland, mamma, bosom(s), bust, chest, boobs, knockers, boobies, bazookas, melons, jubblies, bubbies, orbs, globes, bristols, charlies, baps, bazooms, casabas, chi-chis, norks, tits, titties, jugs, hooters, cans, dugs, paps, embonpoint
    • 2. the less-developed part of a man's body corresponding with a woman's breast.

    • 3. a person's chest:

      her heart was hammering in her breast
      Synonym : heart, soul, bosom, seat of one's emotions/feelings, innermost being, core
    • 4. the chest of a bird or mammal:

      the breast feathers of the doves
    • 5. a portion of poultry cut from the breast of a bird:

      a grilled chicken breast
    • 6. the part of a garment that covers the chest:

      a breast pocket

    verb

    • 1. face and move forward against or through (something):

      I watched him breast the wave
    • 2. reach the top of (a hill):

      a pair of riders breasted the rise ahead
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: breast, plural noun: breasts

    • v.: verb: breast, 3rd person present: breasts, gerund or present participle: breasting, past tense: breasted, past participle: breasted

    • noun

      either of the two soft, protruding organs on the upper front of a woman's body which secrete milk after childbirth:

      a person's chest, especially when regarded as the seat of the emotions:

    • verb

      face and move forwards against or through (something):

      reach the top of (a hill):

    • adjective

      submerged to or reaching as high as the chest:
    • adverb

      so as to reach or submerge the chest:
    • noun

      milk produced by a woman's breasts after childbirth as food for her child:
    • noun

      a device for drawing milk from a woman's breasts by suction.
    • noun

      a prosthesis consisting of a gel-like or fluid material in a flexible sac, implanted behind or in place of a female breast in reconstructive or cosmetic surgery.
    • noun

      a loud, emotional expression of remorse:
    • noun

      a part of an interior wall that projects to surround a chimney.
    • noun

      a drill on which pressure is brought to bear by the operator's chest.
    • noun

      a thick chest strap which forms part of a horse's harness, often used instead of an ordinary collar on horses pulling lightweight or show vehicles.
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