Meaning of “flat-chested” in the English Dictionary


"flat-chested" in English

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uk /ˌflætˈtʃes.tɪd/ us /ˌflætˈtʃes.tɪd/

Examples from literature

  • It is true that youth laughed—pale, animal boys, and pale, flat-chested girls. 
  • She does not want to be muscular and flat-chested, nor, on the other hand, to be over-stout, but she prays for the flowing lines and the plumpness that belong to youth. 
  • She was a tall, angular, high -shouldered, and flat-chested woman, dark from exposure to wind, sun, and rain, her hair brown in the neck, but many shades lighter on the crown of her head. 
  • She was of medium height, thin and somewhat flat-chested. 
  • Stretched over her long flat-chested figure, they seemed to acquire the consistency of armor. 

(Definition of “flat-chested” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)