What does underbelly mean?

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

ChatGPT

  1. underbelly

    The underbelly of something can be defined in two main ways. In the literal sense, it refers to the lower or unseen side or surface of an animal, vehicle, or object. In a more figurative sense, it can also refer to the less reputable or less exposed aspects of a society or organization.

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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. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Asher Weinberger:

    Everything is a double-edged sword, the sharing economy has done so much for the world and for people. On the other hand, there is an underbelly of that. There's a dark side of that, like everything in life, right ?

  5. Andy Parker:

    … [F]or all the wonderful things that Google and Facebook have created, there is this underbelly that we're seeing, and I think the easiest solution — and it may not be the most popular — is you eliminate their protection from any liability. And if people have legitimate lawsuits, let them have their day in court. I can't do it, because they have unlimited protection.

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