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synonyms for chesty

  • bold
  • cocky
  • confident
  • courageous
  • daring
  • gutsy
  • heroic
  • intrepid
  • smart
  • spunky
  • assured
  • aweless
  • bodacious
  • cheeky
  • cool hand
  • dashing
  • dauntless
  • doughty
  • gallant
  • game
  • gritty
  • icy
  • indomitable
  • lionhearted
  • nervy
  • plucky
  • salty
  • sanguine
  • sassy
  • sure
  • temerarious
  • unabashed
  • undaunted
  • unflinching
  • valiant
  • valorous

antonyms for chesty

MOST RELEVANT
  • afraid
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • shy
  • timid
  • uncertain
  • unsure
  • weak
  • apprehensive
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How to use chesty in a sentence

Thirdly, once they have established a reputation for themselves they become so chesty that they stop short of nothing.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
I have noticed that you are inclined to be a little chesty and starchy around the office.
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
He felt pretty chesty to think that he had rescued a maiden, only he didn't know what to do with her, now that he had saved her.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF BOB'S HILLCHARLES PIERCE BURTON
I've struck a new scheme, and I need a good chesty talker like you to push it through for me.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
"An' he's purty chesty," said Jake, following up Foley's cue with a grin.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
"Don't get too chesty, Hi," objected one of the outside dozen from the North Grammar.
THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL BOYS OF GRIDLEYH. IRVING HANCOCK
The girls shrieked, the boys let out great chesty whoops of pure animal delight.
THE RADIO BOYS WITH THE REVENUE GUARDSGERALD BRECKENRIDGE
And if you'll believe it them gobblers was struttin' around as chesty as if they hadn't lost a feather.
TORCHY AND VEESEWELL FORD
I felt awfully relieved and chesty somehow when it was done and with her good news ringing in my ears.
BELIEVE YOU ME!NINA WILCOX PUTNAM
He always thought that, so long as a fellow didn't get "chesty" and kept his head from swelling, he was all right.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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