Definition of Belly out

1. Verb. Swell out or bulge out.

Exact synonyms: Belly
Generic synonyms: Intumesce, Swell, Swell Up, Tumefy, Tumesce
Derivative terms: Belly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Belly Out

belly dance
belly dancer
belly dancers
belly dances
belly dancing
belly flop
belly flopper
belly flops
belly landing
belly laugh
belly laughs
belly of the beast
belly out (current term)
belly up
belly whop
belly whopper

Literary usage of Belly out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1885)
"There is a way of taking the belly out of a line, which was taught me by an old fisherman when fishing the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee in my younger days. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"Hence E. bulge or bilge, the belly or convex part of a ship ; to bulge, to belly out, to throw out a convexity. With these must probably be classed ON. ..."

3. The Minor Prophets: With a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
""'Jonah cried aloud to God out of the fish's belly, out of the deep of the sea, out of the depths of disobedience; and his prayer reached to God, ..."

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