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 ?
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.
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
"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.
You eat a big bellyful and what do you give in return?
'I came only to wash dishes in return for a bellyful.'
The festival opens with a party on Friday night featuring the high energy rhythm and blues of local band Zoot Serious & the Bellyful of Bop and a full-on trip to the Oktoberfest with Jack Whitehall's favourite um pah band The Bavarian Strollers.
SCOTT MURRELL has had a bellyful of the fat jokes - but he doesn't care in the slightest.
Like most people, I've now had a bellyful of Brexit and just want it over with.
Morning, Morning, Happy New Year Bet you've had a bellyful of Christmas cheer.
Sunday will feature Cheshire band Zoot Serious and the Bellyful of Bop; X Factor 2013 winner Sam Bailey, fashion expert and much-loved TV star Gok Wan on the decks, before Toploader closes the festival.
We have all had a bellyful of being made to feel utterly guilty if we did not feed our dogs and cats their favourite dinner every night.
WE'VE surely all had a bellyful of the 'Beast from the East'.