Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun belly

5 senses of belly

Sense 1
abdomen, venter, stomach, belly -- (the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis)
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 2
belly, paunch -- (a protruding abdomen)
       => adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue -- (a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold")

Sense 3
belly -- (a part that bulges deeply; "the belly of a sail")
       => bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence -- (something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns")

Sense 4
belly -- (the hollow inside of something; "in the belly of the ship")
       => inside, interior -- (the inner or enclosed surface of something)

Sense 5
belly -- (the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish)
       => underpart -- (a part lying on the lower side or underneath an animal's body; "the warbler has a white throat and underparts"; "a woodland mouse with white underparts")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb belly

1 sense of belly

Sense 1
belly, belly out -- (swell out or bulge out)
       => swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce -- (expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling")

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