Big-bellied Big"-bel`lied, a. Having a great belly; as, a big-bellied man or flagon; advanced in pregnancy. [1913 Webster]

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  • big-bellied — adjective having a prominent belly • Syn: ↑great bellied • Similar to: ↑bellied * * * big bellˈied adjective 1. Having a big belly 2. Pregnant (with) • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • big-bellied — a. Large bellied, great bellied, pot bellied, tun bellied, abdominous, paunchy …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • big-bellied — pot bellied, rotund, fat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • big-bellied —    Ōpū nui, kēkē, ākēkē …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • big — adj 1. large, huge, enormous, Chiefly Brit. Inf. whacking, prodigious, immense, colossal, monstrous; gigantic, giant, tremendous, Brobdingnagian, towering, tall, overgrown; great, vast, extensive, spacious, capatious, voluminous; grand, grandiose …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bellied — /bel eed/, adj. 1. having a belly, esp. one of a specified kind, size, shape, condition, etc. (usually used in combination): big bellied. 2. swelled or puffed out: a bellied sail. [1425 75; late ME; see BELLY, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • bellied — bel·lied || belɪd adj. big bellied; having a belly of a certain kind (soft bellied, etc.) bel·ly || belɪ n. front part, stomach; venter, abdomen v. inflate, fill; become inflated; protrude, stand out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bellied — adjective 1. having a belly; often used in combination • Ant: ↑bellyless • Similar to: ↑big bellied, ↑great bellied 2. curving outward • Syn: ↑bellying, ↑bulbous, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bellied — adjective Date: 15th century having a belly of a specified kind used in combination < a big bellied man > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bellied — adjective Having some specific type of belly. But one guy was still yelping: a big bellied biker, with a long, black beard that hung halfway down his bloated gut …   Wiktionary

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