Definition of someone's stomach is in knots
- Her stomach was in knots as she awaited the start of competition.
: some person : somebody
: a saclike expansion of the digestive tract of a vertebrate that is located between the esophagus and duodenum and typically consists of a simple often curved sac with an outer serous covering, a strong muscular wall that contracts rhythmically, and an inner mucous membrane lining that contains gastric glands
: one of the compartments making up the stomach of a ruminant animal (such as a cow or sheep)
: a cavity in an invertebrate animal that is analogous to a stomach
: to take offense at
: to bear without overt reaction or resentment : put up with
: an interlacement of the parts of one or more flexible bodies forming a lump or knob (as for fastening or tying together)
: the lump or knob so formed
: a tight constriction or the sense of constriction
: to tie in or with a knot : form knots in
: to unite closely or intricately : entangle
: either of two sandpipers (Calidris canutus and C. tenuirostris) that breed in the Arctic and winter in temperate or warm parts of the New and Old World
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