Potbelly vs Alderman - What's the difference?

potbelly | alderman |


As nouns the difference between potbelly and alderman

is that potbelly is a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen; a paunch while alderman is a member of several municipal legislative bodies in a city or town.

potbelly

English

Noun

(potbellies)
  • a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen; a paunch
  • a potbelly stove
  • Synonyms

    * (protruding abdomen) See also .

    alderman

    English

    Noun

    (aldermen)
  • A member of several municipal legislative bodies in a city or town.
  • A half-crown coin; its value, 30 pence.
  • *1859 ,
  • *:Half-a-crown'' is known as an (alderman), (half a bull), (half a tusheroon), and a (madza caroon); whilst a ''crown'' piece, or ''five shillings , may be called either a (bull), or a (caroon), or a (cartwheel), or a (coachwheel), or a (thick-un), or a (tusheroon).
  • .
  • Synonyms

    * baillie (Scotland )