Definition of Paunchiness

1. Noun. The bodily property of a protruding belly.

Exact synonyms: Abdominousness
Generic synonyms: Avoirdupois, Blubber, Fat, Fatness
Derivative terms: Abdominous, Paunchy



Definition of Paunchiness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being paunchy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paunchiness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paunchiness

paulownia
paulownias
pauls
paultry
paum
paumed
pauming
paums
paunce
paunces
paunch
paunched
paunches
paunchier
paunchiest
paunchiness (current term)
paunchinesses
paunching
paunchs
paunchway
paunchways
paunchy
paune
pauper
pauperdom
paupered
paupering
pauperisation
pauperisations
pauperise

Literary usage of Paunchiness

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1. Songs for the Chapel: A Series of Historical Sketches, Memoirs and Records by Ambrose White Vernon, Alvin Howard Sanders, Charles Henry Morse (1900)
"Excessive paunchiness is a fault to be avoided, but the highest results, either in the feed-lot or in the dairy, ..."

2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1918)
"whitened, or the slight paunchiness enhanced even the moving-over of a button. When Mr. Haas smiled, his mustache, which ended in a slight but not waxed ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The body of a well-fattened Hereford should be free from any paunchiness. The breast should be broad and full, but free from loose dewlap, the shoulders ..."

4. Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century by Henry Grey Graham (1908)
"His face was gaining already its hues of red, his figure showed a tendency to paunchiness, his confidential voice was becoming more consequential, ..."

5. Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century by Henry Grey Graham (1901)
"His face was gaining already its hues of red, his figure showed a tendency to paunchiness, his confidential voice was becoming more consequential, ..."

6. Shorthorn Cattle: A Series of Historical Sketches, Memoirs and Records of by Alvin Howard Sanders (1918)
"Excessive paunchiness is a fault to be avoided, but the highest results, either in the feed-lot or in the dairy, are only possible where ample digestive ..."

7. Types and Breeds of Farm Animals by Charles Sumner Plumb (1920)
"Formerly this was unnecessarily deep and round, giving the body a paunchiness from which the term " Punch " was evolved and ..."

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