paunchiness
noun see paunchy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paunchiness — noun the bodily property of a protruding belly • Syn: ↑abdominousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑paunchy, ↑abdominous (for: ↑abdominousness) • Hypernyms: ↑f …   Useful english dictionary

  • paunchiness — See paunchy. * * * …   Universalium

  • paunchiness — noun The state or condition of being paunchy …   Wiktionary

  • paunchiness — pɔːntʃɪnɪ n. state of having a round stomach, state of having potbelly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paunchiness — paunch·i·ness …   English syllables

  • paunchy — paunchiness, n. /pawn chee, pahn /, adj., paunchier, paunchiest. having a large and protruding belly; potbellied: a paunchy middle aged man. [1590 1600; PAUNCH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • abdominousness — noun the bodily property of a protruding belly • Syn: ↑paunchiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑paunchy (for: ↑paunchiness), ↑abdominous • Hypernyms: ↑fatness …   Useful english dictionary

  • abdominousness — n. 1. 1 distension of the stomach area due to overweight. Syn: paunchiness [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paunchy — adjective (paunchier; est) Date: 1598 having a potbelly • paunchiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obesity — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. corpulence, plumpness, rotundness, stoutness, paunchiness, portliness, chubbiness, overweight, fatness. see fat …   English dictionary for students

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