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potbelly

[pot-bel-ee] /ˈpɒtˌbɛl i/
noun, plural potbellies.
1.
a distended or protuberant belly.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; pot1 + belly
Related forms
potbellied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for potbellied

potbelly

/ˈpɒtˌbɛlɪ/
noun (pl) -lies
1.
a protruding or distended belly
2.
a person having such a belly
3.
(US & Canadian) a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
Derived Forms
potbellied, adjective
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potbellied in Medicine

potbelly pot·bel·ly (pŏt'běl'ē)
n.
A protruding abdominal region.

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Slang definitions & phrases for potbellied

potbelly

noun
  1. A protuberant belly; paunch; beer belly, pot
  2. A person with a potbelly, esp a man (first form 1714+, second 1909+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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