Definitions

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  • adjective lacking a prominent belly

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I'd sooner be flat-bellied of hunger and be your woman, Tommy, than have a potlach every day and be Chief George's klooch. '

    SIWASH

  • Now who, pray tell, would want to break a back bottling wine all day when you could lie flat-bellied in a forrest of flowers?

    sarcler - French Word-A-Day

  • Now who, pray tell, would want to break a back bottling wine all day when you could lie flat-bellied in a forrest of flowers?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • "Never a whimper; never a pick-me-up-and-carry me .... never a I-told-you-so," and, Tommy says, the Siwash woman told him, "I'd sooner be flat-bellied of hunger and be your woman, Tommy, than have a potlatch every day and be Chief George's klooch."

    “The way of a man with a maid may be too wonderful to know. . .”

  • He was in very good shape for a man of sixty-two: still flat-bellied and firm.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • He was in very good shape for a man of sixty-two: still flat-bellied and firm.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Backlit against the guttering light, his lean body gleamed strong and sleekly muscled, broad and flat-bellied.

    My Seduction

  • Backlit against the guttering light, his lean body gleamed strong and sleekly muscled, broad and flat-bellied.

    My Seduction

  • Backlit against the guttering light, his lean body gleamed strong and sleekly muscled, broad and flat-bellied.

    My Seduction

  • He can play with the young and the flat-bellied anytime but only for a round or two.

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