The breast is defined as one of two mammary glands on the chest of a woman, or the front part of the human body from the neck to the abdomen.(noun)
An example of breast is the milk-secreting gland on a new mother.
The definition of breast means to meet, oppose or overcome.(verb)
An example of breast is to bounce back after facing many negative comments.
See breast in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME brest < OE breost < IE base *bhreus-, to swell, sprout
See breast in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English brest
Origin: , from Old English brēost.
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