bellyful


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bel·ly·ful

 (bĕl′ē-fo͝ol′)
n. Informal
An undesirable or unendurable amount: a bellyful of criticism.

bellyful

(ˈbɛlɪˌfʊl)
n
1. as much as one wants or can eat
2. slang more than one can tolerate

bel•ly•ful

(ˈbɛl iˌfʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
an intolerable amount.
[1525–35]

Bellyful

 excessive amount.
Examples: bellyfull of bores—Lipton, 1970; of trouble.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellyful - an undesirable overabundancebellyful - an undesirable overabundance; "a bellyful of your complaints"
overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance, overabundance - a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"
Translations

bellyful

[ˈbelɪfʊl] N (fig) I've had a bellyful (of)estoy hasta la coronilla or las narices (de)

bellyful

[ˈbɛlifʊl] n
I've had a bellyful → j'en ai ras le bol
I've had a bellyful of that → J'en ai ras le bol de tout ça.belly laugh ngros rire m (gras)belly of pork npoitrine f de porc

bellyful

n
(inf: = more than enough) I’ve had a bellyful of him/writing these lettersich habe die Nase voll von ihm/davon, immer diese Briefe zu schreiben (inf)
(inf, of food) after a good bellyful of beansnachdem ich mir/er sich etc den Bauch mit Bohnen vollgeschlagen hatte (inf)

bellyful

[ˈbɛlɪˌfʊl] n (fam) to have had a bellyful of sb/sthaver fatto un'indigestione di qn/qc
References in classic literature ?
Sancho overheard him and said, "It is eight or ten days, brother growler, since I entered upon the government of the island they gave me, and all that time I never had a bellyful of victuals, no not for an hour; doctors persecuted me and enemies crushed my bones; nor had I any opportunity of taking bribes or levying taxes; and if that be the case, as it is, I don't deserve, I think, to come out in this fashion; but 'man proposes and God disposes;' and God knows what is best, and what suits each one best; and 'as the occasion, so the behaviour;' and 'let nobody say "I won't drink of this water;"' and
A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed the swain Means to restore his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.
I came only to wash dishes in return for a bellyful.
You eat a big bellyful and what do you give in return?
Then all we can do is wait until he is ready to try his hand upon us," laughed Tarzan, "and I warrant that he will get his bellyful of robbing now that we are prepared for him," and so he dismissed the subject from his mind, though he was destined to recall it before many hours through a most unlooked-for occurrence.
LUTHER star Idris Elba has had a bellyful of Bond even though he has never played the super spy.
The US star will make his Irish debut on stage in Vicar Street this Wednesday and is bound to give you a bellyful of laughs.
After the therapy of laughter so bellyful I felt I was prepared for the final portion of the night, which would see me standing in front of the Mountain Stage for about four hours lost in the awesomeness of Television's and then the headliners Super Furry Animals.
It was Boro's third Wembley cup final in a year and, frankly, I'd had a bellyful of the place.
Tyrion) The ole lot's better wen yome bladdered with a bellyful.
Oh for those days when life was all magic and mirrors with the Wizard's Den at the heart of a bellyful of laughs.
The former MP's plucky triumph in the Bushtucker trial ensured campmates went to bed with a bellyful of grub.