belly

Definitions

  • (noun): See abdomen.
  • (noun): The underside of the body of certain vertebrates, such as snakes and fish.
  • (noun): Informal The stomach.
  • (noun): Informal An appetite for food.
  • (noun): The womb; the uterus.
  • (noun): A part that bulges or protrudes: the belly of a sail.
  • (noun): Anatomy The bulging, central part of a muscle.
  • (noun): A deep, hollow interior: the belly of a ship.
  • (verb-transitive): To bulge or cause to bulge. See Synonyms at bulge.
  • (phrasal-verb): belly up To approach closely: belly up to the bar.

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  • (noun): the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish
  • (noun): the hollow inside of something; "in the belly of the ship"
  • (noun): a part that bulges deeply; "the belly of a sail"
  • (noun): a protruding abdomen
  • (noun): the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
  • (verb): swell out or bulge out

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Example Sentences

  • I still remember the horror on his face as he realized what was going to happen: Instead of landing feet-first, he was going to land flat on his face, in what we called a belly-buster, aka belly flop.

  • The term belly-dance is a creation of Orientalism, and is first attested in English in 1899, translating French danse du ventre.

  • The term belly-dance is a creation of Orientalism, and is first attested in English in 1899, translating French danse du ventre Native to North Africa,

  • The term belly-dance is a creation of Orientalism, and is first attested in English in 1899, translating French danse du ventre Native to North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, belly dancing is based on one of the oldest social dances in world history.

  • Fire in the belly is a funny thing: You wouldn't think to look at him that Mayor Daley had it.

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