Belly

  • 1 Belly — Bel ly (b[e^]l l[y^]), n.; pl. {Bellies} ( l[i^]z). [OE. bali, bely, AS. belg, b[ae]lg, b[ae]lig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. belgr bag, bellows, Sw. b[ a]lg, Dan. b[ae]lg, D. & G. balg, cf. W. bol the paunch or belly, dim. boly, Ir. bolg …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Belly — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Belly Información personal Nombre real Ahmad Balshe …

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  • 3 Belly — may refer to: *(slang/colloquial) The abdomen, the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax or, similarly, to the stomach **A beer belly, an overhang of fat above the waist, presumably caused by regular beer ingestion. **Belly dance… …

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  • 4 Belly — Годы 1991 1996 Страна …

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  • 5 belly up — {v.}, {informal} To go bankrupt, become afunctional; to die. * /Uncompetitive small businesses must eventually all belly up./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 belly up — {v.}, {informal} To go bankrupt, become afunctional; to die. * /Uncompetitive small businesses must eventually all belly up./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 belly — [bel′ē] n. pl. bellies [ME beli < OE belg, leather bag, purse, bellows < IE base * bhelĝh , to swell, bag (< * bhel , to inflate) > Ir bolg, sack, belly, ON bylgja, billow, Goth balgs, leather bottle] 1. the lower front part of the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 belly up to — (US sl) To go directly or purposefully towards • • • Main Entry: ↑belly * * * belly up to [phrasal verb] belly up to (someone or something) US, informal : to walk to or toward (someone or something) The men bellied up to the bar. • • • …

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  • 9 belly up — el ly up , belly up el ly up , a. [from analogy to the position of a floating dead fish.] defunct; bankrupt; used mostly of commercial organizations; often used in the phrase {go belly up}, i. e. to go bankrupt. [PJC] …

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  • 10 belly-up — el ly up , belly up el ly up , a. [from analogy to the position of a floating dead fish.] defunct; bankrupt; used mostly of commercial organizations; often used in the phrase {go belly up}, i. e. to go bankrupt. [PJC] …

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  • 11 belly up — bel‧ly up [ˌbeli ˈʌp] adverb informal FINANCE COMMERCE go belly up if a company goes belly up, it stops trading because it cannot pay its debts …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 belly — UK US /ˈbeli/ noun ● go belly up Cf. go belly up …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 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 …

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  • 14 belly — ► NOUN (pl. bellies) 1) the front part of the human body below the ribs, containing the stomach and bowels. 2) a person s stomach. 3) the rounded underside of a ship or aircraft. 4) the top surface of a violin or similar instrument, over which… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Belly — Bel ly, v. i. To swell and become protuberant, like the belly; to bulge. [1913 Webster] The bellying canvas strutted with the gale. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 belly up — el ly up , v. i. to approach (a counter) and stand in front of it; used mostly in the phrase {belly up to the bar} (i.e. to a counter in a saloon). [PJC] …

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  • 17 belly-up — adjective INFORMAL if a company goes belly up, it loses all of its money …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 Belly — C est en Charente que le nom est le plus fréquent. Il semble que ce soit une forme latinisée ou un diminutif de Beau, Bel, équivalent de Belin, Bellin. A noter cependant divers hameaux Belly dans le Sud Ouest, notamment en Gironde (Aubiac, Birac) …

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  • 19 belly up — If things go belly up, they go badly wrong …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 20 Belly — Bel ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bellied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bellying}.] To cause to swell out; to fill. [R.] [1913 Webster] Your breath of full consent bellied his sails. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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