put hairs on (one's) chest

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put hairs on (one's) chest

humorous To make one stronger or more masculine. Typically said of something very pungent or strong in taste. A: "These cough drops will clear you right up." B: "Yeah and put my hairs on chest, too! Ugh!" Here, drink this up—it'll put hairs on your chest!
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put hairs on your chest

If you say that a drink or a type of food will put hairs on your chest, you mean that it is very strong or very good for you. Our parents thought the soup would put hairs on our chests. Note: This expression is used humorously.
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put ˈhairs on your chest

(informal, humorous) (especially of alcoholic drinks) make you feel strong, etc: This Polish vodka will put hairs on your chest.
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