paunchy

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paunch·y

 (pôn′chē, pän′-)
adj. paunch·i·er, paunch·i·est
Having a potbelly.

paunch′i·ness n.

paunchy

(ˈpɔːntʃɪ)
adj, -ier or -iest
having a protruding belly or abdomen
ˈpaunchiness n

paunch•y

(ˈpɔn tʃi, ˈpɑn-)

adj. paunch•i•er, paunch•i•est.
having a potbelly.
[1590–1600]
paunch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.paunchy - having a large bellypaunchy - having a large belly      
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
Translations
ضَخْم البَطْن
břichatý
pocakos
meî ístru
bruchatý
şiş göbekli

paunchy

[ˈpɔːntʃɪ] ADJ (paunchier (compar) (paunchiest (superl))) → panzudo, barrigudo

paunchy

adj (+er)dick

paunchy

[ˈpɔːntʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → pancione/a

paunch

(poːntʃ) noun
a large, round stomach. He developed quite a paunch.
ˈpaunchy adjective
having a paunch. He's become quite paunchy.
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