Definition of tummy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmi

noun (plural tummies)

  • A person’s stomach or abdomen: [as modifier]: a tummy upset
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    • Little Chloe Hampson may have missed out on her chance of swimming with dolphins because of a tummy upset.
    • Conventional painkillers can sometimes cause upset tummies, and herbal medicines, such as Devil's Claw and Bromelain, can often be quite valuable as pain-relievers - without any side effects.
    • Baby dogs get upset tummies all the time, especially Goldens - there's nothing they won't try to eat.
    stomach, abdomen, belly, gut, middle
    informal tum, breadbasket, insides
    Australian informal bingy


mid 19th century: child's pronunciation of stomach.

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