potbelly


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pot·bel·ly

 (pŏt′bĕl′ē)
n. pl. pot·bel·lies
1. A protruding abdominal region.
2. A potbelly stove.

pot′bel′lied adj.

potbelly

(ˈpɒtˌbɛlɪ)
n, pl -lies
1. (Anatomy) a protruding or distended belly
2. a person having such a belly
3. US and Canadian a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
ˈpotˌbellied adj

pot•bel•ly

(ˈpɒtˌbɛl i)

n., pl. -lies.
a distended or protuberant belly.
[1705–15]
pot′bel`lied, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potbelly - slang for a paunchpotbelly - slang for a paunch      
paunch, belly - a protruding abdomen
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
2.potbelly - a bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burnedpotbelly - a bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
cooking stove, kitchen range, kitchen stove, stove, range - a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"
Translations

potbelly

[ˈpɒtˌbɛlɪ] n to have a potbelly (from overeating) → avere la pancia; (from malnutrition) → avere il ventre gonfio

potbelly

n. panza, barriga.

potbelly

n barriga, panza, panzón m
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