Definition of tummy in English:


Syllabification: tum·my
Pronunciation: /ˈtəmē

noun (plural tummies)

  • A person’s stomach or abdomen.
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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.


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

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