bellied

adjective bel·lied \ ˈbe-lēd \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of bellied

: having a belly of a specified kind used in combination
  • a big-bellied man

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First Known Use of bellied

15th century


BELLIED Defined for Kids

bellied

adjective bel·lied \ ˈbe-lēd \

Definition of bellied for Students

: having a belly of a certain kind
  • a large-bellied man
a round-bellied horse


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