Examples of potbellied in a Sentence
an old, potbellied cat that now needs a ramp just to get on the sofa
Recent Examples of potbellied from the Web
So, in addition to cats and dogs, their menagerie has included a pigeon, a goat, a potbellied big, a monitor lizard and other animals that end up as household pets.
In front of them, a United Nations of string instruments congregated with violas da gamba, vihuelas, a harp and a potbellied kora from Mali, alongside an oud and a violin.
Heading out to feed his family’s goat and potbellied pig, Camp recalls his start in Republican politics three decades ago – knocking on doors for candidates to earn cash.
Behind her in the assembly line, a potbellied man in his late 30s peppers her with the gustatory queries that pass for small talk in south India.
There was no word on how the bar’s patrons reacted to all this, but if a bunch of potbellied, beer-swilling yahoos turn up at the local high school’s next staging of Romeo and Juliet, well, ’nuff said.
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First Known Use of potbellied
Related Wordschubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, full, gross, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby; flabby, soft
Near Antonymschiseled (or chiselled), cut; lean, lithe, skinny, slender, slim, spare, svelte, sylphlike
POTBELLIED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of potbellied for English Language Learners
: having a large, round stomach that sticks out
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