Origin of potbelly
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Examples from the Web for pot-bellied
Scott Goldman, 56, bald, and pot-bellied, was first in line.Howard Stern Is the Real Star of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Even Though He’s Just a Judge
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He had considered himself a pot-bellied, slightly balding saint.Watchbird
But the Rector, pot-bellied numskull that he was, would not listen to reason!Mayflower (Flor de mayo)
Vicente Blasco Ibez
A pot-bellied Man, with a pack at his back, and a pouch by his side.Rembrandt and His Works
Of course I could see that she was pot-bellied, like the rest of the coastwise sisterhood.
This "pot-bellied god" has his body crowned with an elephant head!India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
- a protruding or distended belly
- a person having such a belly
- US and Canadian a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
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Word Origin and History for pot-bellied
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A protruding abdominal region.
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