paunchy

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Etymology[edit]

paunch +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

paunchy (comparative paunchier, superlative paunchiest)

  1. Having a paunch; having a prominent stomach; potbellied.
    He exercised every day to avoid becoming paunchy in his old age.
    • 1958, John M. Kays, Basic animal husbandry (page 269)
      A trim-middled hog will have a higher dressing percentage than a wasty, gutty, paunchy, heavy-middled hog.

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