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Definition of Belly


  1. That part of the human body which extends downward from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.
  2. The under part of the body of animals, corresponding to the human belly.
  3. The womb.
  4. The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part; as, the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, ship.
  5. The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.
  6. To cause to swell out; to fill.
  7. To swell and become protuberant, like the belly; to bulge.

Belly Quotations

I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
Johnny Depp

When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.

In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She's got a construction zone going on in her belly.
Al Roker

It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one's belly, in order to be able to save one's head.
Mahatma Gandhi

I went to Ethiopia, and it dawned on me that you can tell a starving, malnourished person because they've got a bloated belly and a bald head. And I realized that if you come through any American airport and see businessmen running through with bloated bellies and bald heads, that's malnutrition, too.
Dick Gregory
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Belly Translations

belly in Danish is bug
belly in Dutch is buik
belly in Finnish is vatsa
belly in French is ventre
belly in German is Bauch, Leib, Bauchs
belly in Italian is pancia, rumine
belly in Latin is abdomen, venter, uterus
belly in Norwegian is buk, mave
belly in Portuguese is barriga, ventre
belly in Spanish is barriga, tufo, vientre
belly in Swedish is mage
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