strong stomach

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of strong stomach

: the ability to not be bothered by things that many people find disgusting, shocking, or offensive
  • You need a strong stomach to watch that movie.

Word by Word Definitions

strong play
  1. : having or marked by great physical power

  2. : having moral or intellectual power

  3. : having great resources (as of wealth or talent)

  1. : in a strong or forceful manner

stomach play
  1. : 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

  2. : one of the compartments making up the stomach of a ruminant animal (such as a cow or sheep)

  3. : a cavity in an invertebrate animal that is analogous to a stomach

  1. : to take offense at

  2. : to bear without overt reaction or resentment : put up with


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