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Her mum was a belly dancer and the third of his five wives. The Sun (2016)We have genuine belly laughs between takes. The Sun (2016)What I didn't think was on the list was to teach your daughter to put perfume in her belly button. The Sun (2016)Lifting weights can also affect the size of your belly bulge because building muscle increases your metabolism. The Sun (2012)Keep your head up and belly button drawn in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You could have a beer belly and wear just a waistcoat with the belly. The Sun (2013)They are usually packed into another container which is loaded in the belly of the aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One featuring music and a belly dancer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He took hold of my hand and led me deep into the belly of the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This may cause your belly more than normal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Though any mention of that should be followed by a serious belly laugh. The Sun (2016)The typical victim is a bloke with a big neck and bigger belly. The Sun (2013) Beer bellies were not going to feature in my wedding pictures. The Sun (2010)Remember to pull your belly button and pelvic floor in and keep your back flat into the floor. The Sun (2015)Something comfortable that hides my belly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They said his spleen was enlarged, which was causing his belly to swell. The Sun (2012)If pregnant, point to your swelling belly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One blind man touches the belly of the animal and thinks it's a wall. Christianity Today (2000)At least council staff will have their bellies lined with nutritious grub under a government plan to improve the health of public sector workers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was also left with loose skin around my belly. The Sun (2015)There's a pregnant horse, its belly swollen by rock. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Today, though, the belly dancers who performed in the lobby are long gone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So to get across the road, we had to crawl under the horse 's belly or under their neck. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)When his undercarriage jammed the pilot alerted airfield bosses, burned off spare fuel, then skilfully landed the aircraft on its belly despite strong winds. The Sun (2015)
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British English: belly /ˈbɛlɪ/ NOUN
A person's or animal's belly is their stomach or abdomen.
She laid her hands on her swollen belly.
- American English: belly
- Arabic: بَطْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: barriga
- Chinese: 腹部
- Croatian: trbuh
- Czech: břicho
- Danish: mave
- Dutch: buik
- European Spanish: vientre
- Finnish: maha
- French: ventre
- German: Bauch
- Greek: κοιλιά
- Italian: pancia
- Japanese: 腹部
- Korean: 배
- Norwegian: mage
- Polish: brzuch
- European Portuguese: barriga
- Romanian: burtă
- Russian: живот
- Spanish: vientre
- Swedish: mage
- Thai: ท้อง
- Turkish: göbek
- Ukrainian: живіт
- Vietnamese: bụng
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