Middle vs Belly - What's the difference?
Middle is a synonym of belly.
As nouns the difference between middle and belly
is that middle
is a centre, midpoint while belly
is the abdomen.
As an adjective middle
is located in the middle; in between.
As a verb belly is
to position one's belly.
* myddle (obsolete)
A centre, midpoint.
The part between the beginning and the end.
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(cricket) The middle stump.
The central part of a human body.
(grammar) The middle voice.
* centre, center
Located in the middle; in between.
- the middle point
Pertaining to the middle voice.
- middle name, Middle English, Middle Ages
* See also
* middle age
* Middle Ages
* middle child
* middle class
* Middle East
* middle management
* middle passage
* middle path
* middle way
The stomach, especially a fat one.
* Bible, Jer. i. 5
The lower fuselage of an airplane.
* 1994 , Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom , Abacus 2010, p. 454:
- Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee.
The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part.
- There was no heat, and we shivered in the belly of the plane.
* Bible, Jonah ii. 2
- the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, or ship
(architecture) The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.
- Out of the belly of hell cried I.
* beer belly
* belly button/belly-button
* belly dance/belly-dance
* belly dancer/belly-dancer
* belly dancing
* belly flop, bellyflop
* belly laugh/belly-laugh
* belly of the beast
* Delhi belly
* fire in the belly
* Formerly, all the splanchnic or visceral cavities were called bellies: the lower belly being the abdomen; the middle belly, the thorax; and the upper belly, the head.
* have eyes bigger than one's belly
To position one's belly.
To swell and become protuberant; to bulge.
To cause to swell out; to fill.
- The bellying canvas strutted with the gale.
- Your breath of full consent bellied his sails.
* belly up