belly up to

Definition of belly up to

US, informal
:to walk to or toward (something) usually used in the phrase belly up to the bar.

Word by Word Definitions

belly play
  1. : abdomen

  2. : the stomach and its adjuncts

  3. : the undersurface of an animal's body

  1. : to cause to swell or fill out

  2. : swell, fill

  3. : to slide or crawl on one's belly

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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