from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Potbellied.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to the abdomen; abdominal.
- Having a large belly; pot-bellied.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having a protuberant belly; pot-bellied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having a large belly
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Strong transversus abdominous muscles, which are the deep back and abdominal muscles closest to your spine, protect your discs and nerves from impact, said Gokhale.
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Joy for an undertaker, Rich for a pauper, or Noble for a tailor; Big for a lean or little person, and Small for one who is broad in the rear and abdominous in the van; Short for a fellow six feet without his shoes, or Long for him whose high heels barely elevate him to the height of five; Sweet for one who has either a vinegar face, or a foxy complexion; Younghusband for an old bachelor; Merryweather for any one in November or February, a black spring, a cold summer, or a wet autumn; Goodenough for a person no better than he should be; Toogood for _any_ human creature; and Best for a subject who is perhaps too bad to be endured.
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(Yet how could you hear him singing a song if there wasn't a song to sing?) "I've watched his abdominous, ominous shape
palooka commented on the word abdominous
Having a large belly, a potbelly. A polite way of pointing that fact out to a loved one.
January 14, 2007
troopie commented on the word abdominous
Having a protuberant or big belly
Gorgonius sits, abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan" - Cowper
May 7, 2008