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

paunch′i·ness n.
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adj, -ier or -iest
having a protruding belly or abdomen
ˈpaunchiness n
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(ˈpɔn tʃi, ˈpɑn-)

adj. paunch•i•er, paunch•i•est.
having a potbelly.
paunch′i•ness, n.
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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
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adj (+er)dick
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[ˈpɔːntʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → pancione/a
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(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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