beer belly


noun

a protuberant belly from or as if from drinking large quantities of beer; potbelly; paunch.

Nearby words

  1. beento,
  2. beep,
  3. beeper,
  4. beer,
  5. beer and skittles,
  6. beer bust,
  7. beer engine,
  8. beer garden,
  9. beer goggles,
  10. beer hall

Origin of beer belly

First recorded in 1915–20

Related formsbeer-bel·lied, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for beer belly

beer belly

noun

informal a protruding belly caused by excessive beer drinkingAlso called: beer gut
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