Definition of tummy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəmē/

noun (plural tummies)

A person’s stomach or abdomen.
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

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Syllabification: tum·my

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