Origin of paunch
Related formspaunched, adjective
Examples from the Web for paunch
Hart's the good ol' boy type: wife, kids, mistress, no-nonsense demeanor, the beginnings of a paunch.‘True Detective’ Review: You Have to Watch HBO’s Revolutionary Crime Classic|Andrew Romano|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having yourself immortalized with a paunch indicated you were wealthy/held high office/were involved in derring-do.
In the male hierarchy of overweightness that runs upward from baby fat to morbid obesity, the paunch is the glorious exception.
Once they leave office, the paunch is usually shed quietly á la Bill Clinton.
He has a pudgy face and a paunch that gives him a teddy bear-like quality.
Paunch or tripe is excellent food for dogs, and for a continuance I have found nothing agree so well.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Big Tim looked at the other man and his paunch shook with the merriment that appeared to convulse him.The Vision Spendid|William MacLeod Raine
The paunch is carefully tied up, as the contents are a favorite dish of the Eskimo.The Central Eskimo|Franz Boas
The large man puffs himself out in his warm topcoat, which protuberates sensibly at the paunch.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
But most of these Indians used to boil meat in a kettle made of hide, or the paunch of a buffalo, filled with water.Jack in the Rockies|George Bird Grinnell