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pigeon breast

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(also pigeon chest)

Definition of pigeon breast in English:

noun

A deformed human chest with a projecting breastbone.
Example sentences
  • They were just making a joke that I was too stupid to get, and once I did, I clutched the Smiths to my pigeon chest, and gave them the love they deserved.
  • He wriggles and squirms and pulls his pigeon chest in, all in an effort to help his pal lower the middle berth over his prone body.
  • This disease is characterized by bone deformities (such as bow legs, pigeon breast, and knobby bone growths on the ribs where they join the breastbone) and tooth abnormalities.

Derivatives

pigeon-breasted

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(also pigeon-chested) adjective
Example sentences
  • I felt like the pigeon-chested 17 year old youth team trainee who finds himself pulling on a first team shirt alongside players he had pretended to be during lunch-break kickabouts.
  • He puts pigeon-chested amputees like myself to shame.
  • So the left side of my rib cage and breastbone is normal, and the right side is pigeon-breasted.

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