Translation of breast in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable (chest) she clasped the child to her breast [literary]apretó al niño contra su pecho or [literary] contra su senoto beat one's breast to make a clean breast of somethingconfesar algohe made a clean breast of itlo confesó todoExample sentences1.2 countable (of woman) (before noun) breast cancer
cáncer (masculine) de mama or de pechoExample sentences1.3 countable or uncountable (Cookery) (of chicken, turkey) breast of lamb
- The growth can invade local tissues of the breast and chest wall as well as spread through the blood and lymphatic systems.
- She sat on the back seat, pressing the envelope to her breast.
- When he woke up, he found Maria sound asleep on his breast.
pecho (masculine) de corderoExample sentences
- All had terminal cancer of the breast, lung, gastrointestinal system or prostate gland.
- You may notice pink, red or purple streaks along your abdomen, breasts, upper arms, buttocks or thighs.
- The most researched cancers are those of the bowel, breast, endometrium, prostate, testes, and lung.
Example sentences1.4 countable (of jacket, coat) (before noun) breast pocket
- The young birds' breasts showed orange now as they looked hungrily to her, their eyes black and empty.
- Then it preened its scaly breast feathers with a wide beak.
- Be sure that it is the native pigeon, a large bird with white plumage on its breast.
bolsillo (masculine) superior (de una chaqueta)Example sentences1.5 countable
- Then for my entree: boneless fried chicken breasts, sweet potato fries, and noodle kugel.
- Plus, tuna has virtually zero saturated fat, which you can't say about red meat or even a breast of chicken.
- Season remaining three chicken breasts with salt and white pepper.
also: chimney breast
- She had half expected him to display the garment in the breast pocket of his jacket.
- The seven-year-old buried her head in Debbie's pajamas, soaking the breast pocket of her shirt.
- He stuffed his sunglasses into the breast pocket of his shirt as his eyes searched for her.
- 1.1 [literary](waves/waters)
arrostrar [literary]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 [literary]
- On the Potomac, swan-white power launches keep breasting the sulphurous wave.
- Two huge English gals with shoulders like walruses breasted the waves in perfect unison.
- He breasted the finish line in five hours and two minutes.
(slope/hill)1.3 (Sport)to breast the tape
- It turned out to be the highlight of the expedition, the day they breasted the icecap.
- As the first rays of the sun breasted the peak of the mountain, the enemy slowed.
- The train made the climb and breasted the summit at a virtually steady 60 mph.
coronar [literary]tocar or romper la cinta
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