Definitions for underbellyˈʌn dərˌbɛl i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
un•der•bel•lyˈʌn dərˌbɛl i(n.)(pl.)-lies.
the lower abdomen.
the underneath part of an animal behind the chest.
the lower surface or underside.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Zoology
a vulnerable area; weak point.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of underbelly:
"the underbellies of clouds"
the soft belly or underside of an animal's body
the quality of being weak or unprotected
"the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill
The side which is not normally seen
The area by the canal is the underbelly of town - not something you'd see in the guidebooks
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