Pot-belly Pot"-bel`ly, n. A protuberant belly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pot belly — pot bellies also potbelly N COUNT Someone who has a pot belly has a round, fat stomach which sticks out, either because they eat or drink too much, or because they have had very little to eat for some time …   English dictionary

  • pot belly — ► NOUN ▪ a protruding stomach …   English terms dictionary

  • pot belly — ▶ noun PAUNCH, (beer) belly; informal beer gut, pot, tummy. * * * ˌpot ˈbelly ; (also informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot belly — /ˈpɒt bɛli/ (say pot belee) noun (plural pot bellies) a distended or protuberant belly. Also, Colloquial, pot. –pot bellied, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • pot-belly — n belly, beer belly, paunch, gut, pot COLLOQ. corporation, spare tyre …   Useful english dictionary

  • pot belly — protruding belly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pot belly — noun a protruding, rotund stomach. Derivatives pot bellied adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • pot-belly stove — /pɒt bɛli ˈstoʊv/ (say pot belee stohv) noun a barrel shaped fuel stove which is enlarged slightly at or below the middle …   Australian English dictionary

  • belly — [n] stomach abdomen, bay window*, beer belly*, breadbasket*, corporation*, front porch*, gut, insides, intestines, paunch, pelvis, pot*, pot belly*, solar plexus, spare tire*, tank, tummy, venter; concept 393 …   New thesaurus

  • pot — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a vessel, usu. rounded, of ceramic ware or metal or glass for holding liquids or solids or for cooking in. 2 a a coffee pot, flowerpot, glue pot, jam pot, teapot, etc. b = chimney pot. c = lobster pot. 3 a drinking vessel of… …   Useful english dictionary

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