underbelly

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Underbelly \Un"der*bel'ly\, noun

1. The lower ventral part of the abdomen of an animal, especially one that walks on four feet. [PJC]

2. The surface of an object closest to the ground, especially of an extended object such as an airplane. [PJC]

3. The weak point of an object vulnerable to attack; used especially in the phrase "the soft underbelly". [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

underbelly

noun

1: lower side; "the underbellies of clouds"

2: the soft belly or underside of an animal's body [syn: {underbelly}, {underbody}]

3: the quality of being weak or unprotected; "the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill


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