plural of belly

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an enlarged or bulging abdomen
  • worked hard to get rid of his belly in time to attend his class reunion

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2 the part of the body between the chest and the pelvis
  • a baby with a round little belly

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3 the seat of one's deepest thoughts and emotions
  • in my belly I knew that he wasn't telling the truth, as the details of his story just didn't add up

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present tense third-person singular of belly

Synonyms & Antonyms of bellies (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the sails slowly bellied as the wind picked up

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2 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • recruits were forced to belly over the obstacle course under simulated enemy fire

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“Bellies.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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