beer belly

noun

Definition of beer belly

:a large, fat, protruding belly regarded as the result of a long habit of drinking large amounts of beer
  • … a large, unkempt man whose florid polyester shirt clings sensuously to his cumbersome beer belly.
  • —Robert Cantwell
  • It is fat, or adipose tissue, that gives us our beer bellies and our love handles, our man boobs and our muffin tops . -- Jo Whelan

beer-bellied

play \ˈbir-ˌbe-lēd\ adjective
    • Beer-bellied, snaggletoothed, foul-mouthed …, he seemed every inch the cockney thug …
    • —Hamish Bowles

Examples of beer belly in a Sentence

  1. a middle-aged man with a big beer belly

  2. a former jock whose most impressive physical asset these days is his bloated beer belly

First Known Use of beer belly

1829


BEER BELLY Defined for English Language Learners

beer belly

noun

Definition of beer belly for English Language Learners

  • : a fat belly caused by drinking a lot of beer


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