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Definitions for underbelly
ˈʌn dərˌbɛl iun·der·bel·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underbellynoun

    lower side

    "the underbellies of clouds"

  2. underbelly, underbodynoun

    the soft belly or underside of an animal's body

  3. underbellynoun

    the quality of being weak or unprotected

    "the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill

Wiktionary

  1. underbellynoun

    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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbelly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underbelly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of underbelly in a Sentence

  1. Marianne Williamson:

    This is part of the dark underbelly of American society, the racism, the bigotry, and the entire conversation that we're having here tonight -- if Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan think any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark psychic force of the collectivized hatred that this President is bringing up in this country, then I'm afraid that the Democrats are going to see some very dark days, we need to say it like it is.

  2. Matt Eonta:

    Anything that we could think of to try to get people to put additional pressure on UHC, it didn't work. It seemed like a sleazy, kind of underbelly moment for me in terms of how this insurance company actually worked.

  3. James Scott:

    There's a compounding and unraveling chaos that is perpetually in motion in the Dark Web's toxic underbelly.

  4. Michael Logue:

    I stand up on overwatch and we start rolling forward. And 30 seconds later, I see a Marine in the open. I see a fireball. And then I see I, you know, start to feel explode, you know, start to hear the explosion because you always kind of feel it and see things first and then then you actually hear it, it was a pressure plate, IED with like hacksaw blades, and it shot the amount of explosives, had a piece of steel over top of it. So it creates a big shaped charge. And it just sliced right through the aluminum underbelly of this Amphibious Assault Vehicle hitting all the jet fuel, hitting all the 50,000 rounds of ammunition.

  5. Julia Meltzer:

    Her characters are mostly black women or brown people living in a world that is deeply problematic, and it's a different underbelly than you would get in the typical L.A. crime novel, just because of who she was and what she experienced, she writes about L.A. in a different way than you would get in a Raymond Chandler novel.

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