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Bally vs. Belly

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Ballyadjective

Bloody used as a mild intensifier.

‘He's just a bally idiot.’;

Bellynoun

The abdomen, especially a fat one.

Ballyadverb

Very.

‘That was a bally foolish thing to do, old chap!’;

Bellynoun

The stomach.

Ballynoun

(MLE) A balaclava.

Bellynoun

The womb.

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Bally

an informal intensifier.

Bellynoun

The lower fuselage of an airplane.

Ballyadjective

(used of persons) informal intensifiers;

‘what a bally (or blinking) nuisance’; ‘a bloody fool’; ‘a crashing bore’; ‘you flaming idiot’;

Bellynoun

The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part.

‘the belly of a flask, muscle, violin, sail, or ship’;

Bellynoun

(architecture) The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.

Bellyverb

To position one’s belly; to move on one’s belly.

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Bellyverb

(intransitive) To swell and become protuberant; to bulge or billow.

Bellyverb

(transitive) To cause to swell out; to fill.

Bellynoun

That part of the human body which extends downward from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.

Bellynoun

The under part of the body of animals, corresponding to the human belly.

‘Underneath the belly of their steeds.’;

Bellynoun

The womb.

‘Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee.’;

Bellynoun

The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part; as, the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, ship.

‘Out of the belly of hell cried I.’;

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Bellynoun

The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.

Bellyverb

To cause to swell out; to fill.

‘Your breath of full consent bellied his sails.’;

Bellyverb

To swell and become protuberant, like the belly; to bulge.

‘The bellying canvas strutted with the gale.’;

Bellynoun

the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

Bellynoun

a protruding abdomen

Bellynoun

a part that bulges deeply;

‘the belly of a sail’;

Bellynoun

the hollow inside of something;

‘in the belly of the ship’;

Bellynoun

the underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish

Bellyverb

swell out or bulge out

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