What does underbelly mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underbelly(noun)

    lower side

    "the underbellies of clouds"

  2. underbelly, underbody(noun)

    the soft belly or underside of an animal's body

  3. underbelly(noun)

    the quality of being weak or unprotected

    "the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill

Wiktionary

  1. underbelly(Noun)

    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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Numerology

  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. James Scott:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Mitch Abrams:

    People assume sports are safe, but there is an ugly underbelly we need to be mindful of, sports are a microcosm of our society, and until our society becomes more civil there is no reason to expect to see more civility in sports.

  5. 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.

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