HyperDic: belly

English > 6 senses of the word belly:
NOUNbodybelly, abdomen, venter, stomachthe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
bodybelly, pauncha protruding abdomen
shapebellya part that bulges deeply
locationbellythe hollow inside of something
animalbellythe underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish
VERBchangebelly, belly outswell out or bulge out
belly > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > belly: 6 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.
Synonymsabdomen, venter, stomach
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Partsabdominal, abdominal muscle, abThe muscles of the abdomen
abdominal aortaA branch of the descending aorta
abdominal cavity, abdomenThe cavity containing the major viscera
abdominal wallA wall of the abdomen
colic artery, arteria colicaarteries that supply blood to the colon
hypochondriumThe upper region of the abdomen just below the lowest ribs on either side of the epigastrium
intestine, bowel, gutThe part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
navel, umbilicus, bellybutton, belly button, omphalos, omphalusA scar where the umbilical cord was attached
Narrowerunderbelly, underbodyThe soft belly or underside of an animal's body
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishabdomen, barriga, estómago, tronco, vientre
Catalanabdomen, buc, estómac, panxa, ventre
English > belly: 6 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA protruding abdomen.
Synonympaunch
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Narrowerpot, potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummyslang for a paunch
Broaderadipose tissue, fat, fatty tissueA kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
Spanishbarriga, guata, panza, tripa, vientre
Catalanpanxa, ventre
Verbsbellyswell out or bulge out
English > belly: 6 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningA part that bulges deeply.
Example"the belly of a sail"
Broaderbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
Spanishbulto
English > belly: 6 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe hollow inside of something.
Example"in the belly of the ship"
Broaderinside, interiorThe inner or enclosed surface of something
English > belly: 6 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningThe underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish.
Part ofvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
BroaderunderpartA part lying on the lower side / side or underneath an animal's body
English > belly: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSwell out or bulge out.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymbelly out
Broaderswell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesceExpand abnormally
Nounsbellya protruding abdomen

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