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paunch

Saltos de línea: paunch
Pronunciación: /pɔːn(t)ʃ
 
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Definición de paunch en inglés:

sustantivo

1A large or protruding belly: his body was powerful and square, with the beginnings of a paunch
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Within a month, you are guaranteed a paunch, a pot belly, and the inability to walk up stairs.
  • His appearance was quite ordinary, ordinary height, ordinary brown hair and eyes and the barest beginnings of a paunch around his middle.
  • He had a slight paunch at his waistline but it was solid.
Sinónimos
pot belly, fat/protruding stomach/belly/abdomen, beer belly, stomach, belly, middle, midriff, waist, waistline
dated , humorous corporation
2 Nautical , archaic A thick strong mat used to give protection from chafing on a mast or spar.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Disembowel (an animal): one of the things I had to do was to paunch and skin a hare
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Behind them on the grass the headless and paunched body of a sow lay where they had dropped it.

Origen

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French pa(u)nche, based on Latin pantex, pantic-, usually in the plural in the sense 'intestines'.

Derivados

paunchiness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • It's another two star review over in the Times, and again his paunchiness is the main topic.

paunchy

2
adjetivo (paunchier, paunchiest)
Example sentences
  • What does she want for dating the paunchy middle-aged man?
  • They are boring and paunchy and who would want them, unless they are wealthy or powerful?
  • Their Italian shoes are unscuffed and their ties are always straight and they never go bald or get paunchy around the middle.

Words that rhyme with paunch

graunch, haunch, launch, raunch, staunch

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