Definitions for torsoˈtɔr soʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tor•so*ˈtɔr soʊ(n.)(pl.)-sos, -si

  1. the trunk of the human body.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. a sculptured form representing the trunk of a nude figure.

    Category: Fine Arts

* (-sē)..

Origin of torso:

1715–25; < It: stalk, trunk of statue < L thyrsus < Gk thýrsos wand, stem

Princeton's WordNet

  1. torso, trunk, body(noun)

    the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"


  1. torso(Noun)

    The part of the (human) body from the neck to the groin, that is, the body excluding the head and limbs.

  2. Origin: From torso, from thyrsus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torso(noun)

    the human body, as distinguished from the head and limbs; in sculpture, the trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as, the torso of Hercules


  1. Torso

    Trunk or torso is an anatomical term for the central part of the many animal bodies from which extend the neck and limbs. The trunk includes the thorax and abdomen.

Anagrams of torso

  1. roost, roots, stoor

Translations for torso

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the body, excluding the head and limbs

He had a strong torso.

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