Definition of midriff in English:

midriff

Syllabification: mid·riff
Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌrif
 
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noun

1The region of the front of the body between the chest and the waist.
More example sentences
  • She wore a black, leather, sleeveless top that laced in the front, leaving her midriff bare.
  • It starts to occur in the chest instead of the midriff.
  • Her dress had a large tear cut across the midriff under her chest so that it hung open, revealing most of her stomach.
Synonyms
1.1 Anatomy , dated The diaphragm.

Origin

Old English midhrif, from mid1 + hrif 'belly'.

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