Definition of Bellying

1. Adjective. Curving outward.




Definition of Bellying

1. Verb. (present participle of belly) ¹

2. Adjective. bulging ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bellying

1. belly [v] - See also: belly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bellying

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

Literary usage of Bellying

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"The milk-white canvas bellying as they blow, The parted ocean foams and roars below: Above the bounding billows ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Bkx. funnel-shaped, bellying towards the top; mouth closed by hollow the outside near the border: nuts4,perforated. radiate valves, which have an open hole ..."

3. The Tourist's Flora: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and by Joseph Woods (1850)
"1, evenly arched on the back, bellying in front. Margin somewhat glandular, denticulate. Middle Div. of lower Lip somewhat the largest. ..."

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