belly out


belly out
verb
swell out or bulge out
Syn: ↑belly
Derivationally related forms: ↑belly (for: ↑belly)
Hypernyms: ↑swell, ↑swell up, ↑intumesce, ↑tumefy, ↑tumesce
Verb Frames:
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ˌbelly ˈout [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they belly out he/she/it bellies out present participle bellying out past tense bellied out past participle bellied out] phrasal verb
to fill with air and become large and round
Thesaurus: to become largersynonym
Main entry: belly

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  • belly out — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms belly out : present tense I/you/we/they belly out he/she/it bellies out present participle bellying out past tense bellied out past participle bellied out to fill with air and become large and… …   English dictionary

  • belly — 1 noun (C) 1 PERSON a) your stomach: a full belly b) BrE the part of your body between your chest and your legs; abdomen (1): She lay on her belly in the long grass. 2 ANIMAL the underneath of an animal s body 3 OBJECT a curved or rounded part of …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • belly — I UK [ˈbelɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms belly : singular belly plural bellies * 1) informal a stomach. This word is often used to talk about whether people have enough to eat or not Our first priority is putting food in empty bellies. a)… …   English dictionary

  • belly — bel|ly1 S3 [ˈbeli] n plural bellies [: Old English; Origin: belg bag, skin ] 1.) a) your stomach ▪ a full belly b) BrE the front part of your body between your chest and your legs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • belly — bel|ly1 [ beli ] noun count * 1. ) INFORMAL a stomach. This word is often used to talk about whether people have enough to eat or not: Our first priority is putting food in empty bellies. a ) INFORMAL the front part of your body between your… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • belly — Synonyms and related words: abdomen, abomasum, ascender, back, bag, balloon, bastard type, bay window, beard, bed, bedrock, beerbelly, belly out, bevel, bilge, billow, black letter, body, bottom, bottom side, bouge, breadbasket, breech, bug,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • belly —    Ōpū, hakualo; alopiko, alapiko (of fish). See kōheoheo1.    ♦ To belly out, as clothes on a line or a sail, poho …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Belly (Film) — Belly est un film américain réalisé par Hype Williams et parus sur les écrans en 1998. Dans ce drame urbain, les rappeurs DMX et Nas incarnent Tommy and Sincere, deux amis d enfance devenus délinquants. On retrouve dans ce film Taral Hicks, les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • Belly doublet — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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