beer belly
noun Date: 1951 potbellybeer-bellied adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • beer belly — beer bellied, adj. a protuberant belly from or as if from drinking large quantities of beer; potbelly; paunch. [1915 20] * * * noun, pl ⋯ bellies [count] informal : a fat belly caused by drinking a lot of beer a middle aged man with a big beer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beer belly — eer bel ly n. a protruding potbelly caused by excessive drinking of beer. Syn: beer gut. [PJC] In one of the less surprising revelations of the year, researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and colleagues have confirmed that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beer belly — beer bellies N COUNT If a man has a beer belly, he has a fat stomach because of drinking too much beer. He was short and fat, with a beer belly and a great deal of grey hair. Syn: paunch …   English dictionary

  • beer belly — beer .belly also beer gut n an unattractive fat stomach caused by drinking too much beer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beer belly — beer ,belly noun count INFORMAL a fat stomach that a man gets from drinking too much beer over a long period of time: BEER GUT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beer belly — (or beer gut) ► NOUN informal ▪ a man s protruding stomach, caused by excessive consumption of beer …   English terms dictionary

  • beer belly — AND beer gut n. a large belly. □ You’re going to end up with a real beer belly hanging over your belt if you don’t let up on that stuff. □ Look at the beer belly on that guy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • beer belly — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms beer belly : singular beer belly plural beer bellies informal a fat stomach that a man gets from drinking too much beer over a long period of time …   English dictionary

  • beer belly — beer bellied, adj. a protuberant belly from or as if from drinking large quantities of beer; potbelly; paunch. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • beer belly — noun A protruding abdomen (usually in men) attributed to the consumption of beer. Syn: beer gut, beer muscles, German goitre …   Wiktionary

  • beer belly — (or beer gut) noun informal a man s protruding stomach, caused by excessive consumption of beer. Derivatives beer bellied adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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