Definition of bellied
: having a belly of a specified kind —used in combination a big-bellied man
Recent Examples of bellied from the Web
Since April 2016, the society has welcomed 13 white-bellied pangolins as part of an effort to save the species.
Hach-Otis' new piece hosts nests of rare birds, including the yellow-bellied sapsucker and cerulean warbler.
The big-bellied green C-130s fly more frequently — every eight hours — and record real-time data with dropsondes shot into the outer edge and center of the storm in an X pattern.
These white-bellied sea eagles and Brahminy kite eagles have identified the arrival of a tourist boat as a sign of feeding time.
An officer responding to a report found a stunned red-bellied woodpecker on an entrance ramp to a building.
Eberlein—soft-spoken, blue-eyed, big-bellied, with curly dark hair and a long face—had worked this stretch of creek bed before.
In a small glade a sculpted two-headed snake sticks out of the ground, and elsewhere statuettes of round-bellied men gather at giant tree roots.
Complicating matters, the yellow-bellied sea snake has flipped its tail at efforts to track it.
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Definition of bellied for Students
: having a belly of a certain kind a large-bellied man a round-bellied horse
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