barrel-chested love


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  • adj. Having a barrel chest


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  • They rarely sing in English, barrel-chested Lindemann taking full advantage of his native tongue's guttural power to deliver his lyrics like a man bringing up his dinner.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • He got a good look at the man behind Monique—he was bald and barrel-chested and wore a black eye patch.

    The Omega Theory

  • The Fox News Channel thought it had found an asset when it hired the gruff, barrel-chested former military man as a consultant to help in its coverage of the fighting in Afghanistan.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The barrel-chested American's preference is to strike and, blessed with heavy hands and explosive movement, it's something he does well.

    Elliot Worsell: In Defense of Takedown Defense

  • The barrel-chested pastor barely needed the microphone to transmit his deep baritone.

    Burial for a King

  • Known as “Big Mike,” Frato was a barrel-chested, three-hundred-pound soft-spoken man with an engaging personality.

    Kill the Irishman

  • But the first two acts belong mainly to those two, and at least here they are beautifully sung: Lativan tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko has a big, barrel-chested voice well-suited to the tempestuous Otello, and Italian baritone Lucio Gallo cuts a fine figure as Iago, almost debonair enough to belie his nasty nature, even as he delivers his evil "Credo" alone in front of the curtain.

    Fleming's Moving Desdemona Heats Up the Stage in Paris

  • The first time Hannah came, she arrived in the company of a big, barrel-chested guy.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • Mr. Est é vez, stocky and barrel-chested, concentrates on more traditional flamenco moves, his quicksilver timing and accents flickering with el duende , the ineffable spark of inspiration said to possess the most inspired flamenco dancing.

    A Broad View of Flamenco

  • A barrel-chested biker named Vinnie waved at his buddies, then ambled toward me.

    Mercy Kill


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