tummy

tummy

[tuhm-ee]
noun, plural tummies. Informal.
stomach: The baby had a pain in his tummy.

Origin:
1865–70; nursery alteration of stomach

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tummy (ˈtʌmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
an informal or childish word for stomach

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tummy
1867, infantile for stomach. Tummy-ache is attested from 1926.
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