- 1breast something to reach the top of a hill, etc. As they breasted the ridge, they saw the valley and lake before them.
- 2breast something to push through something, touching it with your chest He strode into the ocean, breasting the waves.
NAmE//brɛst//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they breast
he / she / it breasts
past simple breasted
-ing form breasting