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chesty

adjective A regionally popular adjective referring to sudden and often repetitive defence cough reflex, which helps clear the trachea and bronchioles;as in, a chesty cough.
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TWO drops of eucalyptus oil dabbed on a handkerchief or in a vaporiser can ease breathing and chestiness.
5s have a small boost in the 70-120 Hz region that adds a bit of warmth and sometimes chestiness to voices, particularly those of men.