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TORSO (torsi)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does torso mean? 

TORSO (noun)
  The noun TORSO has 1 sense:

1. the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

  Familiarity information: TORSO used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TORSO (noun)

Sense 1torso [BACK TO TOP]


The body excluding the head and neck and limbs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts


torso; trunk; body

Context example:

they moved their arms and legs and bodies

Hypernyms ("torso" is a kind of...):

body part (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Meronyms (parts of "torso"):

buttock; cheek (either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump)

arse; ass; backside; behind; bottom; bum; buns; butt; buttocks; can; derriere; fanny; fundament; hind end; hindquarters; keister; nates; posterior; prat; rear; rear end; rump; seat; stern; tail; tail end; tooshie; tush (the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on)

back; dorsum (the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine)

abdomen; belly; stomach; venter (the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis)

haunch (the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings)

hip (either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh)

love handle; spare tire (excess fat around the waistline)

belly; paunch (a protruding abdomen)

waist; waistline (the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips)

middle; midriff; midsection (the middle area of the human torso (usually in front))

chest; pectus; thorax (the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates)

side (either the left or right half of a body)

serratus; serratus muscles (any of several muscles of the trunk)

articulatio humeri; shoulder; shoulder joint (a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula)

shoulder (the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm)

diaphragm; midriff ((anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration)

loins (the region of the hips and groin and lower abdomen)

Holonyms ("torso" is a part of...):

body; organic structure; physical structure (the entire structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being))

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