[pot-bel-ee] /ˈpɒtˌbɛl i/
noun, plural potbellies.
a distended or protuberant .
noun (pl) -lies
a protruding or distended belly
a person having such a belly
(US & Canadian) a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
1714, from pot (n.1) + belly (n.). Pot-belly stove, so called for its shape, attested from 1943.
potbelly pot·bel·ly (pŏt’běl’ē)
A protruding abdominal region.
noun 1. a load of firewood, approximately half a cord, cut in lengths of 16 inches (40 cm) or less for use in a potbelly stove.
[pot-boil] /ˈpɒtˌbɔɪl/ verb (used without object) 1. to create potboilers.
[pot-bound] /ˈpɒtˌbaʊnd/ adjective, Horticulture. 1. (of a plant) having the roots so densely grown as to fill the container and require repotting.
[pot-boi-ler] /ˈpɒtˌbɔɪ lər/ noun 1. a mediocre work of literature or art produced merely for financial gain. /ˈpɒtˌbɔɪlə/ noun 1. (informal) a literary or artistic work of little merit produced quickly in order to make money n. also pot-boiler, 1864 in the figurative literary sense, from pot (n.1) + agent noun from boil (v.). The […]