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1. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.

Synonyms

  • body part
  • abdominal aorta
  • arteria colica
  • bellybutton
  • bowel
  • venter
  • omphalos
  • trunk
  • colic artery
  • belly button
  • ab
  • underbelly
  • abdominal wall
  • navel
  • intestine
  • hypochondrium
  • gut
  • body
  • torso
  • abdomen
  • umbilicus
  • abdominal
  • underbody
  • stomach
  • omphalus
  • abdominal muscle

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness
  • forbid

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Belly

  • petruzzelli
  • pasquinelli
  • pasquarelli
  • filtrenelli
  • berardinelli
  • agostinelli
  • vecchiarelli
  • tortorelli
  • stefanelli
  • signorelli
  • santorelli
  • santarelli
  • saltarelli
  • rondinelli
  • robustelli
  • pontarelli
  • polsinelli
  • piscitelli
  • pignatelli
  • petrucelli
  • petruccelli
  • petrocelli
  • patricelli
  • pascarelli
  • mignanelli
  • martorelli
  • mancinelli
  • machiavelli
  • gencarelli
  • carpinelli

Example sentences of the word belly


1. Adverb
Start rinsing at his rear and work your way forward, paying attention to his belly and legs.

2. Noun, singular or mass
She may stand on one leg, tucking the other up under her warm belly.

3. Verb, past participle
Over time the scar disappears, leaving the question: Do dogs have belly buttons?

Quotes containing the word belly


1. I don't need someone with a hot body. He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
- Kate Walsh

2. Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool. Every way love can hit you, it's hit me when it comes to you
- Nora Roberts, Black Hills

3. ...How would you like to die, Tyrion son of Tywin?""In my own bed, with a belly full of wine and a maiden's mouth around my cock, at the age of eighty,"he replied.
- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

2. belly-land

verb. land on the underside without the landing gear.

Synonyms

  • set down

Antonyms

  • leave

3. belly-flop

verb. dive so that one hits the water with one's belly.

Antonyms

  • rise

4. belly-up

adjective. financially ruined.

Synonyms

  • bankrupt

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • enrich

5. blue-belly

noun. common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks.

Synonyms

  • fence lizard
  • swift
  • Sceloporus occidentalis

6. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] a protruding abdomen.

Synonyms

  • paunch
  • trunk
  • adipose tissue
  • tummy
  • bay window
  • corporation
  • fat
  • potbelly
  • body
  • torso
  • fatty tissue

Antonyms

  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish.

Synonyms

  • underpart
  • craniate

Antonyms

  • fill
  • artifact
  • thinness

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] a part that bulges deeply.

Synonyms

  • hump
  • prominence
  • bulge
  • protrusion
  • bump
  • gibbosity
  • jut
  • extrusion
  • gibbousness
  • excrescence
  • protuberance

Antonyms

  • angular
  • mesomorphic
  • leanness
  • starve

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. belly

noun. ['ˈbɛli'] the hollow inside of something.

Synonyms

  • interior

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • disinclination

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. belly

verb. ['ˈbɛli'] swell out or bulge out.

Synonyms

  • intumesce
  • tumesce
  • swell up
  • tumefy
  • swell

Antonyms

  • unfruitful
  • unprofitable
  • straighten
  • obscurity

Etymology

  • bælg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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