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bellyful (ˈbɛlɪˌfʊl Pronunciation for bellyful



  1. as much as one wants or can eat
  2. (slang) more than one can tolerate


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= surfeit, enough, too much, plenty, excess, glut, plateful, satiety, superabundance

Example Sentences Including 'bellyful'

' The loss has ignited a bellyful of fire for SA's male and female teams contesting the Australia Cup in Melbourne.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
All that sweet fruity stuff sloshing around in a bellyful of bitter, little wonder my liver called it a day.
As he stepped into the cold street he brought up a bellyful of gas.
Moore, Margaret Forests of the Night
Except that Knopfler's recent track record gives the lie to the image of the fatted rock relic patting a bellyful of past glories.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
She was a Siamese, born to be sleekly elegant, and here she was, weighed down by this swollen bellyful of kittens.
Fay Weldon NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
The Pars must have been praying Larsson had suffered a bellyful of football after spending the summer at the World Cup Finals.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
We got home with a bellyful and the next morning we weren't sharp.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
`I had a bellyful of the American public school system, Doctor.
Trenhalle, John A Means to Evil


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