Definition of Bellyless

1. Adjective. Lacking a prominent belly.

Exact synonyms: Flat-bellied
Antonyms: Bellied



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bellyless

bellycrawl
bellycrawled
bellycrawling
bellydancer
bellydancers
bellyflop
bellyflopped
bellyflopping
bellyflops
bellyful
bellyfuls
bellying
bellying up
bellyings
bellylaugh
bellyless (current term)
bellylike
bellytimber
bellywark
beload
belock
belomancy
belon
belonephobia
belong
belong to
belonged
belonger
belongers
belongership

Literary usage of Bellyless

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

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1897)
"... be reduced to a minimum, and then, bellyless, we shall develop into that higher angelic creature which we see so often portrayed—all head and wings. ..."

2. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"... bellyless; others long-legged, mighty-kneed; others big-shanked and fat-calved; some with long and claw- like nails. Some were headless, breastless, ..."

3. The World Beyond, Passages from Oriental and Primitive Religions: Passages by Justin Hartley Moore (1920)
"And others thin and skinny, bellyless; others long-legged, mighty-kneed; others big-shanked and fat-calved; some with long and claw-like nails. ..."

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