|Origin:||cest, from Latin cista 'box, basket', from Greek kiste 'basket'|
chest S2 W3 [countable]
the front part of your body between your neck and your stomach [↪ breast]:
Her heart was pounding in her chest.
a hairy chest
chest pain/infection/injury➔ flat-chested
He collapsed with severe chest pains.
a large strong box that you use to store things in or to move your personal possessions from one place to another:
a large wooden chest
to tell someone about something that has been worrying or annoying you for a long time, so that you feel better afterwards