Associations to the word «Breast»

Pictures for the word «Breast»


BREAST, noun. Either of the two organs on the front of a woman's chest, which contain the mammary glands; also the analogous organs in men.
BREAST, noun. The chest, or front of the human thorax.
BREAST, noun. A section of clothing covering the breast area.
BREAST, noun. The figurative seat of the emotions, feelings etc.; one's heart or innermost thoughts.
BREAST, noun. The ventral portion of an animal's thorax.
BREAST, noun. A choice cut of poultry, especially chicken or turkey, taken from the bird’s breast; also a cut of meat from other animals, breast of mutton, veal, pork.
BREAST, noun. The front or forward part of anything.
BREAST, noun. (mining) The face of a coal working.
BREAST, noun. (mining) The front of a furnace.
BREAST, noun. (obsolete) The power of singing; a musical voice.
BREAST, verb. (transitive) To push against with the breast; to meet full on, to oppose, to face.
BREAST AUGMENTATION, noun. (medicine): Cosmetic procedure to increase the size of female breasts with silicon implants.
BREAST AUGMENTATIONS, noun. Plural of breast augmentation
BREAST BONE, noun. Alternative spelling of breastbone
BREAST CANCER, noun. Cancer of the breast.
BREAST ENVY, noun. (psychology) The sentiment of desiring feminine breasts.
BREAST FEED, verb. Alternative spelling of breastfeed
BREAST FEEDING, verb. Present participle of breast feed
BREAST IMPLANT, noun. (surgery) A medical prosthesis used to augment, reconstruct, or create the physical form of breasts.
BREAST IMPLANTS, noun. Plural of breast implant
BREAST MILK, noun. Milk produced by human mammary glands.
BREAST PANG, noun. (archaic) angina pectoris
BREAST PUMP, noun. A device used by a lactating woman to extract milk from her breasts (typically for short-term storage).
BREAST REDUCTION, noun. (medicine) The operation performed to reduce the volume of breast tissue.
BREAST UP, verb. (transitive) To cut the face of (a hedge) on one side so as to lay bare the principal upright stems of the plants.

Dictionary definition

BREAST, noun. The front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger".
BREAST, noun. Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman.
BREAST, noun. Meat carved from the breast of a fowl.
BREAST, noun. The part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest.
BREAST, verb. Meet at breast level; "The runner breasted the tape".
BREAST, verb. Reach the summit (of a mountain); "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit".
BREAST, verb. Confront bodily; "breast the storm".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats