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Noun: breast  brest
  1. Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
    - bosom
     
  2. The front of the body from the neck to the abdomen
    "he beat his breast in anger";
    - chest
     
  3. Meat carved from the breast of a fowl
    - white meat
     
  4. The part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest
Verb: breast  brest
  1. Meet at breast level
    "The runner breasted the tape"
     
  2. Reach the summit (of a mountain)
    "They breasted the mountain";
    - summit
     
  3. Confront bodily
    "breast the storm";
    - front

Derived forms: breasting, breasts, breasted

Type of: arrive at, attain, confront, converge, external body part, face, gain, helping, hit, make, mamma, mammary gland, meet, portion, reach, serving

Part of: adult female body, chest, chicken, pectus, poulet, thorax, turkey, volaille, woman's body

Encyclopedia: Breast