What does torso mean?

Definitions for torsoˈtɔr soʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word torso.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Torso

    tor′sō, n. the trunk of a statue without head or limbs:—pl. Tor′sos.—Also Torse. [It.; prob. Teut., Old High Ger. turso, torso, stalk.]

Anagrams for torso »

  1. roost, roots, stoor


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adil Haider:

    A lot of people have all these torso injuries because their head is saved.

  2. Jane Clark:

    You’re actually getting them to make adjustments in their body, in their torso muscles and in their legs.

  3. Martha Lucia Sanchez:

    Women in general are attacked in the face ... attacks against men are generally more in the torso, which aren't aimed at ending their lives. It's a premeditated crime.

  4. Elroy Brooks:

    His torso was ripped and his left leg was pretty much just attached by the skin and the rest had been blown off, his eyes were filled with dirt and he had holes all over the place.

  5. David Teuscher:

    In boxing, you have to keep your hands up in front of your face and upper torso to defend the blows, or hold them out in a defensive position, and all of that dramatically affects the rotator cuff tendons, it’s his punching shoulder, not his jab shoulder, but either one you have to be able to hit with both, which means you have to be able to extend it out there.

Images & Illustrations of torso

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