Word forms: underbellies
1. countable noun The underbelly of something is the part of it that can be most easily attacked or criticized. [+ of] ⇒ The ANC are attacking rugby because it is the soft underbelly of South African sport. ⇒ Inadvertent disclosures by judges sometimes offer an extraordinary glimpse of the legal system's underbelly. 2. countable noun
The underbelly of an animal or a vehicle is the underneath part of it. ⇒ ...the underbelly of a fish. [+ of] ⇒ The missiles emerge from the underbelly of the transport plane.
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