tum·​my ˈtə-mē How to pronounce tummy (audio)
plural tummies

Examples of tummy in a Sentence

His mother rubbed his tummy until he fell asleep.
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Word History


baby-talk alteration of stomach

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tummy was in 1867

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“Tummy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tummy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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tum·​my ˈtəm-ē How to pronounce tummy (audio)
plural tummies

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