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

First recorded in 1915–20

OTHER WORDS FROM beer belly

beer-bellied, 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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