Definition of chestily in US English:

chestily

adverb

informal
  • See chesty

    • ‘I come down here wrapped in scarves, gloves and winter apparel, wheezing chestily and barely able to speak.’
    • ‘He nodded and coughed chestily; his eyes in the sky.’
    • ‘Can a lot of sopranos chestily growl the Habañera?’
    • ‘Rich looks slighter than I remember, and he is sounding bad, coughing chestily into his fist.’
    • ‘He is fine company and laughs chestily at times, even if for the most part he assumes the patented demeanour of the serious, centred actor.’

Pronunciation

chestily

/ˈCHestəlē/