tummy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

tum·my

 (tŭm′ē)
n. pl. tum·mies Informal
1. The stomach.
2. The abdomen.

[Baby-talk alteration of stomach.]

tummy

(ˈtʌmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Anatomy) an informal or childish word for stomach

tum•my

(ˈtʌm i)

n., pl. -mies. Informal.
the stomach or abdomen.
[1865–70; nursery alter. of stomach]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tummy - slang for a paunchtummy - 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.tummy - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canaltummy - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
craw, crop - a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
first stomach, rumen - the first compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; here food is collected and returned to the mouth as cud for chewing
second stomach, reticulum - the second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
omasum, psalterium, third stomach - the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
abomasum, fourth stomach - the fourth compartment of the stomach of a ruminant; the one where digestion takes place
internal organ, viscus - a main organ that is situated inside the body
arteria gastrica, gastric artery - the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
gastric vein, vena gastrica - one of several veins draining the stomach walls
gastroepiploic vein, gastroomental vein, vena gastroomentalis - one of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach
epigastric fossa, pit of the stomach - a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus)
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

tummy

noun (Informal) stomach, belly, abdomen, corporation (informal), pot, gut (informal), paunch, tum (informal), spare tyre (informal), breadbasket (slang), potbelly Your baby's tummy should feel warm, but not hot.
Translations
بَطْنمَعِدَه، بَطْن
břichobříško
mavemave-
maha
trbuh
poci
malli, mallakútur
おなか
pilvelis
vēderiņš, puncisvēders
bruško
trebušček
mage
ท้อง
dạ dày

tummy

[ˈtʌmɪ]
A. N (= stomach) → barriga f, tripa f
B. CPD tummy ache Ndolor m de barriga, dolor m de tripa
tummy tuck Ncirugía f plástica anti-michelines

tummy

[ˈtʌmi]
nventre m
modif [trouble] → de ventre tummy ache, tummy bug, tummy button, tummy musclestummy ache n
to have tummy ache, to have a tummy ache → avoir mal au ventretummy bug ngastro f tummy button nnombril mtummy muscles nplabdominaux mpltummy upset nproblèmes mpl digestifs

tummy

n (inf)Bauch m, → Bäuchlein nt (baby-talk); those green tomatoes will give you a sore tummyvon diesen grünen Tomaten kriegst du Bauchschmerzen or Bauchweh

tummy

[ˈtʌmɪ] n (fam) → pancia

tummy

(ˈtami) plural ˈtummies noun
a (especially child's) word for stomach. She has a pain in her tummy; (also adjective) a tummy-ache.

tummy

بَطْن břicho mave Bäuchlein κοιλίτσα barriga maha ventre trbuh pancia おなか buik mage brzuszek barriga животик mage ท้อง karın dạ dày 肚子

tummy

n. pancita, barriguita.

tummy

n (pl -mies) (ped) barriga, panza; — tuck (fam) V. abdominoplasty.
References in classic literature ?
Dearest, you can wriggle on your tummy, if you like, so long as you get the fluid.
So I broke away early this mornin', gave my guard a kick in the tummy that laid him out, and sprinted for the camp.
One netizen (@wamille) commented on Cruz's photo, tagging another friend (@ongthehumanboy) to ask if Cruz ever underwent a tummy tuck.
In the snaps, Khloe is wearing a sky blue sports bra, but while she usually shows off her toned tummy, she noticeably kept her midsection out of the picture this time.
Sophie Kasaei boasted on her Instagram page that flat tummy tea had got rid of her water weight, posing with the product in hand.
When you breathe in, imagine there is a little balloon inside your tummy.
The breeder I bought her from says I'll need to have her tummy shaved to sort it out, but that sounds a bit drastic
THE number of Irish women having tummy tucks has doubled as mothers look to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies with cosmetic surgery.
When there are symptoms such as indigestion or swelling in the tummy, it usually means advanced cancer.
The advantages of the NuBody Concepts safe Abdominoplasty procedure include: resuming normal activities quicker, reduced side effects, faster recovery time, greater amount of fat removed compared to traditional tummy tucks, decreased cost due to fewer supplies, and no general anesthesia cost.
Black lace panel swimsuit, PS45, Ultimo Tummy control mint swimsuit, PS28, BHS This hero one- piece has powermesh to minimise tummy and waist areas.