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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The bodily property of a protruding belly.

Usage examples (9)
  • Adjective, : a paunchy middle-aged man
  • This is a new species, rather smaller than the leche, and in shape has more of paunchiness than any antelope I ever saw.
  • He was nearing sixty with the kind of paunchiness that had only now begun to show in his face; at first appearance he seemed groomed and well dressed.
  • In spite of years of conscientious weight-lifting, Gary -- of medium height and slender build, despite a recent tendency toward paunchiness -- had never looked... for more
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