Definition of tummy in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈtʌmi/

noun (plural tummies)

A person’s stomach or abdomen: [as modifier]: a tummy upset
More example sentences
  • 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.


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

Words that rhyme with tummy

Brummie, chummy, crumby, crummy, dummy, gummy, lumme, mummy, plummy, rummy, scrummy, scummy, slummy, yummy

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: tummy

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.