[pawn-chee, pahn-] /ˈpɔn tʃi, ˈpɑn-/
adjective, paunchier, paunchiest.
having a large and protruding belly; potbellied:
a paunchy middle-aged man.
adjective -ier, -iest
having a protruding belly or abdomen
1590s, from paunch + -y (2). Related: Paunchiness.
paunchy paunch·y (pôn’chē, pän’-)
adj. paunch·i·er, paunch·i·est
Having a potbelly.
[paw-per] /ˈpɔ pər/ noun 1. a person without any means of support, especially a destitute person who depends on aid from public welfare funds or charity. 2. a very poor person. /ˈpɔːpə/ noun 1. a person who is extremely poor 2. (formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity n. 1510s, “person destitute of property […]
[paw-puh-riz-uh m] /ˈpɔ pəˌrɪz əm/ noun 1. the state or condition of utter poverty.
[paw-puh-rahyz] /ˈpɔ pəˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), pauperized, pauperizing. 1. to make a of: His extravagance pauperized him. /ˈpɔːpəˌraɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make a pauper of; impoverish
[poh-pyet] /poʊˈpyɛt/ noun, plural paupiettes [poh-pyets; French poh-pyet] /poʊˈpyɛts; French poʊˈpyɛt/ (Show IPA). French Cookery. 1. (def 6).