Definitions of belly

  1. To swell and become protuberant. See Bellows.
  2. To fill, as a sail.
  3. To cause to swell out; to fill.
  4. To cause to swell out; as, the winds belly the sails.
  5. To swell out: to fill.
  6. To swell and extend; bulge out, as sails in the wind.
  7. To swell:- pr. p. bellying; pa. p. bellied.
  8. To fill; to swell out.
  9. To fill or swell out; to become protuberant.
  10. Bellying.
  11. the hollow inside of something; " in the belly of the ship"
  12. a part that bulges deeply; " the belly of a sail"
  13. That part of the human body which extends downward from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.
  14. The under part of the body of animals, corresponding to the human belly.
  15. The womb.
  16. The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part; as, the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, ship.
  17. The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.
  18. That part of the human body which extends from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels; the abdomen; the corresponding part in the lower animals; the part of anything that swells out into a larger size; as, the belly of a flask.
  19. The part of the body between the breast and the thighs.
  20. That part of the body which contains the bowels.
  21. The abdomen, or something resembling it; as, the belly of a sail.
  22. The part of the body from the chest to the thighs; the part corresponding of a beast; the womb; the part of anything which swells or bulges out; any hollow enclosed place.
  23. That part of the body of an animal which contains the bowels; that part of a thing which swells out; a hollow place or cavity.
  24. Bellied.
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