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tummy button

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Definition of tummy button in English:

noun

informal
A person’s navel.
Example sentences
  • You will be left with a scar around the tummy button and a long scar along the bikini line, which can usually be hidden within your underwear.
  • The symptoms of appendicitis can vary, but they usually start with a pain in the middle of the abdomen, around the tummy button, that comes and goes.
  • She was a wearing baby doll pyjamas with the top falling far short of her tummy button.

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