Belly vs Selly - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between belly and selly
is that belly
is the abdomen while selly
is a marvel; wonder; something wonderful or rare.
As a verb belly
is to position one's belly.
As an adjective selly is
rare; wonderful; admirable.
As an adverb selly is
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
* (l), (l) (Scotland)
Rare; wonderful; admirable.
A marvel; wonder; something wonderful or rare.
*1995 , Robert J. Blanch, Julian N. Wasserman, From Pearl to Gawain :
- The line is a masterstroke of noncommitment, for the event is a "selly " in the sight of some unidentified readers.