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.
So the next time the heaven's thunder rolls We will know it's you waving your tickling sticks Making the Gods laugh out loud With a bellyful of merriment Joker's jokes of spontaneity and theatrical gaiety The ultimate jesters jesting jest
WE'VE surely all had a bellyful of the 'Beast from the East'.
Dubai: The festive season can serve up a bellyful of digestive distress for those who suffer from IBS.
It's an indigestible fact the supporters will be the game changers when they've had a bellyful of Super Sunday and Red Monday.
Perhaps she should shake the money tree a little harder because we've had a bellyful of austerity and cuts hitting the poorer people of this country.
Expect delicious feel-good food from around the world, taste bud tingling drinks, music and a bellyful of fun in her new series, Parti Bwyd Beca, which begins on 23 November 9.
KING of the jungle Carl Fogarty has had a bellyful of posh singer James Blunt - because of pizza toppings.