potbellied
adjective Date: 1657 having a potbelly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • potbellied — [pät′bel΄ēd] adj. 1. having a potbelly 2. having rounded, bulging sides [a potbellied stove] * * * See potbelly. * * * …   Universalium

  • potbellied — [pät′bel΄ēd] adj. 1. having a potbelly 2. having rounded, bulging sides [a potbellied stove] …   English World dictionary

  • potbellied — adjective having a large belly • Syn: ↑abdominous, ↑paunchy • Similar to: ↑fat • Derivationally related forms: ↑paunch (for: ↑paunchy), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • potbellied — pot|bel|lied [ pat,belid ] adjective a potbellied person has a large stomach that sticks out …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • potbellied — adjective having a large stomach that sticks out: naked potbellied children begging for food …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • potbellied — UK [ˈpɒtˌbelɪd] / US [ˈpɑtˌbelɪd] adjective a potbellied person has a large stomach that sticks out …   English dictionary

  • potbellied — adjective having a potbelly …   Wiktionary

  • potbellied — pot·bel·lied pät .bel ēd adj having a potbelly …   Medical dictionary

  • potbellied — Synonyms and related words: adipose, bagging, baggy, ballooning, beefy, bellying, big bellied, billowing, billowy, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, bulbose, bulbous, bulging, bumped, bumpy, bunched, bunchy, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • potbellied — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. obese, paunchy, bloated, beerbellied*; see fat 1 …   English dictionary for students

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