torso

Part of speech: noun

The trunk of a human body; in sculpture, a statue without head or limbs.

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Usage examples "torso":

  1. Only by this arcing of her body, as the movement of her hips flowed into her swaying torso, could she . - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
  2. Dorothy lent her muscles to the task of pushing on the snow man's " torso," as Ethel Blue, who knew something about drawing figures, called it. - "Ethel Morton's Enterprise", Mabell S.C. Smith.
  3. The head merged directly into a short black torso nearly as wide as the skull itself. - "Zehru of Xollar", Hal K. Wells.