from The Century Dictionary.
- Having a belly (of the kind indicated in composition): as, big-bellied; pot-bellied.
- In botany, ventricose; swelling out in the middle.
- In anatomy, having a swelling fleshy part, or belly, as a muscle.
- Rounded; bulging.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having (such) a belly; puffed out; -- used in composition.
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- adjective in combination Having some
specifictype of belly.
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective curving outward
- adjective having a belly; often used in combination
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The visitor, we're told, gazing at the soft-bellied male race enthusiasts in the stands, would be horrified and bellow (if he could indeed speak): "My sons, my sons, why have you forsaken me?"
A similar economy enlivens other works, such as Shoki Sleeping, which captures a tub-bellied folk deity, boots on, snoozing.
January 14th, 2010 at 5: 47 pm tombaker says: but molly – what will we do about the star-bellied sneeches?
Eddie's Wheels Eddie's Wheels recently made its first chair for a 150-lb pot-bellied pig named Bacon, owned by a retired butcher in Peru, Mass.
Think about it this way: pretend for a moment that you are a beer-bellied, slope-faced, slack-jawed, thick-necked, trailer-park-dwelling hominid from the jungles of Appalachia, with a high-school equivalency degree and career skills chiefly in plumbing and siring children.
Ex-con Mr. Hack who advocates assassinating police officers is in reality a yellow bellied, sap sucking coward with a yellow stripe down is back a foot wide.
Paul often passed out at the end of our epic nights bellied up at the bar.
Their flesh wasted by hunger, they were hollow bellied, their ribs protruding.
Clark would grow to despise the Vichy generals he dealt with in North Africa, giving them a private code in memos to Ike: YBSAS for “yellow bellied so and so.”
They recently made their first chair for a pot-bellied pig named Bacon, owned by a retired butcher in Peru, Mass.