from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a potbelly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a paunch; having a prominent stomach; potbellied.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pot-bellied.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a prominent paunch; big-bellied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a large belly
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Fatty can be said to be 'paunchy' on his blog where he rides with Radio shack.
See that tall, kind of paunchy fellow who just came in? "
They were fine for dewy-eyed kids and paunchy, middle-aged liberals to whom his biography was a lure and not a problem.
Eddie was the best player on the court, and O was better than the former Stanford starter, who had gotten paunchy in middle age and complained his knees were bothering him.
You are a middle aged, paunchy white guy earning about $35K per year who could not afford to attend college.
The archetypal gay wedding portrait -- a pair of middle-aged women or paunchy men looking uncomfortable in rented outfits worn at the wrong time of day -- is destined to be hung in the same gallery of dated images of social progress alongside snapshots of flappers defiantly puffing cigarettes and Kodachromes of African Americans wearing dashikis.
KSM, dressed in a rumpled T-shirt, looks dopey, disheveled, and paunchy, the exact opposite of his own heroic self-conception as the James Bond of Jihad.
It is not because they are opposed to trying to reach a modus vivendi agreement for peaceful coexistence, but there are just too many big shots now and one of the cartels, which calls itself Los Zetas, could not be trusted any further than you could throw its paunchy leader, he said.
Stanley is short, paunchy, neurotic and dressed in wintry tweed.
Surreal, mind-warping books like Suckle, Ripple and his ongoing series Weasel, which chronicled a number of sweaty, paunchy, disturbingly neurotic and oversexed characters, had Cooper earning acclaim equal to the likes of Clowes and Ware.