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
Underbelly Limited operates a series of four venues at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in Scotland. From 2000-2004, Underbelly, Cowgate was the only venue operated by Underbelly. In 2005, Underbelly added the Baby Belly venue. In 2006, these venues were joined by the E4 UdderBELLY and the Cow Barn. Since 2007 Underbelly have also used venues such as McEwan's Hall in Bristo Square and Appleton Tower in Crichton Street. In 2009 they also created the atmospheric Hullabaloo in George Square Gardens with its Al Fresco bar and hosting shows in the Bavarian Wooden Bosco Tent.
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