breast

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbrɛst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brɛst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brest)


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breast

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [big, large, small, cute, soft, firm, perky] breasts
  2. has [natural, fake] breasts
  3. are her [natural] breasts
  4. her heaving breasts
  5. her breast was heaving
  6. sexually explicit: [rubbed, held, pinched, kissed] her breasts
  7. the baby [suckled, sucked, clung to] her mother's breast
  8. clutched him to her breast
  9. his breast swelled with [anger, impotence, pride]
  10. [eat, cook, grill] chicken breast
  11. [chop, slice] [two] chicken breasts
  12. [filled, stuffed, minced, chopped, sliced, diced] chicken breast
  13. [minced] turkey breast
  14. (prefer) the breast meat
  15. UK: let's make a clean breast of [it, things, the matter]
  16. breast or bottle
n as adj
  1. breast milk
  2. breast implants
  3. had breast cancer
  4. breast [enlargement, reduction] surgery
  5. [have, undergo] a breast [exam, examination]
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