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

paunch′i·ness n.


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


(ˈpɔn tʃi, ˈpɑn-)

adj. paunch•i•er, paunch•i•est.
having a potbelly.
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"
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[ˈpɔːntʃɪ] ADJ (paunchier (compar) (paunchiest (superl))) → panzudo, barrigudo


adj (+er)dick


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


(poːntʃ) noun
a large, round stomach. He developed quite a paunch.
ˈpaunchy adjective
having a paunch. He's become quite paunchy.
References in classic literature ?
He was probably some ten years younger, and was a plump, paunchy, sturdy-looking fellow, with his under-lip a little pursed, from a habit of counting money inwardly as he paid it, but with no decidedly bad expression in his face, which was rather an honest and jolly one than otherwise.
HE was getting old and paunchy And his hair was falling fast, And he sat around the Legion, Telling stories of the past.
Nobody gets their kit off here which, given the paunchy stars, is no bad thing.
It's OK for grizzled, grumpy, slightly paunchy Russell.
If the symphony was a little paunchy, even after the composer trimmed it, then Walton's cello concerto is lean and lithe without an excess note.
He plays the balding, bearded, paunchy Irving Rosenfeld, a conman way out of his depth trapped between the mob and the FBI.
The whole programme has, for me, lost its early charm, with the paunchy Paul Hollywood seemingly convinced that he is a sex god, Mary Berry looking more and more like a dried prune, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc cracking 'jokes' that are embarrassingly unfunny and the contenders sadly imagining they're celebrities.
Basing his inference on a narrative stone panel on the South Gate of the Sanchi stupa, Allen dismisses his hero as " a short, paunchy man, shorter than his wives, who kept having fainting fits.
The fat and paunchy cops can't expect to catch fleeing criminals," said Tangerang Police Chief Colonel Wahyu Widada, while joining Tuesday afternoon's exercise session with hundreds of officers.
Punchy, not paunchy, and well-weighted acceleration through a slick five-speed gearbox but that final figure still only adds up to 10.
That's a relief for your correspondent, a slightly greying, paunchy and bespectacled 39-year-old man, who took his place in a sell-out crowd, less than 10% of which were male.
MELBOURNE, December 23, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Australia: A slimmed-down Shane Warne watched as a rather paunchy statue of himself was unveiled at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday, complete with the earring and mullet hairstyle that typified the star leg spinner during his test playing days.