Definition of midriff in English:


Line breaks: mid|riff
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdrɪf


  • 1The region of the front of the body between the chest and the waist: she wore a top that showed her midriff
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    • 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.
  • 1.1 Anatomy , • dated The diaphragm.


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

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