HyperDic: underbelly

English > 3 senses of the word underbelly:
NOUNlocationunderbellylower side
bodyunderbelly, underbodythe soft belly or underside of an animal's body
attributeunderbellythe quality of being weak or unprotected
underbelly > pronunciation
Soundsah'nderbeh.liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > underbelly: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningLower side.
Broaderbottom, underside, undersurfaceThe lower side of anything
English > underbelly: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe soft belly or underside of an animal's body.
Synonymunderbody
Broaderabdomen, venter, stomach, bellyThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
Spanishpanza
Catalansotaventre
English > underbelly: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being weak or unprotected.
Example"the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill
Broaderweak part, weak spot, soft spotA place of especial vulnerability

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