bellyful

play
noun bel·ly·ful \ ˈbe-lē-ˌfu̇l \

Definition of bellyful

:an excessive amount
  • a bellyful of advice

Examples of bellyful in a Sentence

  1. The movie provides a bellyful of laughs.

  2. a bellyful of complaints about the new security procedures

First Known Use of bellyful

1535



BELLYFUL Defined for English Language Learners

bellyful

play
noun

Definition of bellyful for English Language Learners

  • : a large amount of something



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bellyful? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Merriam-Webster's New Words Quiz—Fall 2017 Edition!

  • young-plant-shoots
  • Which of the following is a new sense of the word bunny?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!