Examples of paunch in a Sentence
He sat with his hands folded over his paunch.
He used to be very thin but now he has a slight paunch.
Recent Examples of paunch from the Web
Tapper emerged, a man in his mid-60s with white hair, a paunch and a large smartphone clipped to his belt.
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Origin and Etymology of paunch
Middle English, from Anglo-French *panche, pance, from Latin pantic-, pantex
First Known Use: 14th century
PAUNCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paunch for English Language Learners
: a belly that sticks out especially on a man : a fat stomach
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