Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of belly.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of belly.

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Examples

  • Of course, Whitty himself ain’t exactly a peach; he loves him some torture, and buries knives in bellies with minimal provocation; when it comes to witch-hunting, he’s of the “burn her alive now, ask questions … well, don’t really bother asking questions, it’s just so damn fun to burn people, let’s do it some more!” school.

    Cry of the Banshee « Skid Roche

  • Of course, Whitty himself ain’t exactly a peach; he loves him some torture, and buries knives in bellies with minimal provocation; when it comes to witch-hunting, he’s of the “burn her alive, ask questions … or don’t really bother asking questions, it’s just so damn fun to burn people, let’s do it some more!” school.

    Cry of the Banshee « Skid Roche

  • The closest most women my age come to baring their bellies is a tankini that has ridden up by accident in the surf.

    Susan Senator: Feminism From the Gut

  • Among the monks with beards down to their bellies was a young one, and I wondered how he had enlisted himself in this ghostly brotherhood.

    Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War

  • Among the monks with beards down to their bellies was a young one, and I wondered how he had enlisted himself in this ghostly brotherhood.

    Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War

  • To the white man Challi and his sons and daughters we meant no harm, though sweet to our bellies will be the flesh of those whom we have slain and who now roast for the feast.

    The Tapu Of Banderah 1901

  • But the prospect of playing against the best in the world puts more fire in English bellies than the Bangalore cuisine and England will be far more aggressive on Sunday.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • This is the very god that you serve, for, the scripture saith of such, “that their bellies are their gods,” Phil. iii.

    A Call to the Unconverted to Turn and Live

  • On the other hand (this is the third hand) we ladies sometimes call our bellies 'poochey' or other terms, not exactly terms of endearment, when we've eaten something disagreeable, and the alimentary canal in those parts tend to react and makes the belly stick out.

    The Moderate Voice

  • On the other hand (this is the third hand) we ladies sometimes call our bellies 'poochey' or other terms, not exactly terms of endearment, when we've eaten something disagreeable, and the alimentary canal in those parts tend to react and makes the belly stick out.

    The Moderate Voice

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