tummy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tummy an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    • n tummy slang for a paunch
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tummy Same as tum.
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Usage

In literature:

Then he had a pain in his "tummy," and called on me to make it well, and howled because I couldn't.
"Boycotted" by Talbot Baines Reed
Prudence thought it was tummy-ache.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
But, with him howling about this awful pain in his tummy, what else could I do?
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Her sons have to rustle right smart to keep their tummies satisfied.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
Hond me that jug o' ale, Tummy.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
She's talking through her tummy.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
Let's get down on our tummy, same's all marksmen do, let's!
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
What the devil was inside it, Brooker, when the shell-splinter hit you in the tummy and it saved your life?
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
There is nothing like starting the day with something in your tummy.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
Him's the tootsie in there with the blue ribbon round his tummy.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
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In poetry:

"My sensitive, beautiful tummy
That once was so rosy and pure!
My dainty, fastidious tummy—
O what have you had to endure?
"Owed To Volstead" by Wallace Irwin
It made him moan, it made him groan,
And almost wore him to a mummy.
Why should I hesitate to own
That pain was in his little tummy?
"Ben Allah Achmet, or, the Fatal Tum" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Last night as I lay on my pillow,
Last night when they'd put me to bed
I spoke to my dear little tummy
And wept at the words that I said:
"Owed To Volstead" by Wallace Irwin
Down the stream the swans all glide;
It's quite the cheapest way to ride.
Their legs get wet,
Their tummies wetter:
I think after all
The bus is better
"Down The Stream The Swans All Glide" by Spike Milligan
Then my sullen and sinister tummy
Rose slowly and spoke to my brain;
"Say, boss, what's the stuff you've been drinking
That fills me with nothing but pain?
"Owed To Volstead" by Wallace Irwin
The front door was locked, barred and bolted
I thought to myself this is rummy
I was six stone - no more - I got under the door
And wriggled inside on my tummy.
"The Infernal Triangle" by Billy Bennett

In news:

There will be Hot Cider to warm your tummy too.
This doesn't mean that all dogs who roll over and show their tummies are scared, but in this situation it does.
Tummy troubles are never pretty, but they can be remedied with these options.
Dozens of hungry attendees roamed North Commerce Avenue Saturday just past noon getting their tummies filled with delicious, homemade chili.
Tummy Talk , by Carol Peacock Your three-year-old's fascination with families is the perfect opportunity to talk about adoption.
Tending To Tummy Troubles.
Get a Tighter Tummy and a Stronger Core.
5 Moves For A Toned Tummy.
At your desk, strengthen your core by lifting alternating feet off the ground while keeping your tummy tight.
Fashion pros Trinny and Susannah suggest clothes that make your tummy look trim .
Father & Son Plastic Surgeons revolutionize Tummy Tucks .
Plastic surgeon says job is more than tummy tucks and facelifts.
Tanya Sij is like more than 230,000 women who've had tummy tucks over the past two years.
Some women and men opt for this procedure to rid them of their tummy troubles.
Get updates on Tummy Tuck .
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