sourbelly

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Noun[edit]

sourbelly (plural sourbellies)

  1. A cantankerous person.
    You are an old sourbelly this evening. What's the matter? — John Dos Passos, Michael Clark, Streets of Night (1990)
  2. Alternative spelling of sowbelly
    Their supplies were down to a dog tent, five plugs of chewing tobacco, four beans, and a slab of sourbelly. — Walter Vaughan, The Life and Work of Sir William Van Horne (1920)