breadbasket vs tummy what difference

what is difference between breadbasket and tummy

English

Etymology

From bread +‎ basket.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɛdbɑːskɨt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɛdˌbæskɪ̈t/
  • Hyphenation: bread‧bas‧ket

Noun

breadbasket (plural breadbaskets)

  1. A basket used for storing or carrying bread.
  2. (agriculture) A region which has favourable conditions to produce a large quantity of grain or, by extension, other food products; a food bowl.
    Synonym: granary
  3. (humorous) The abdomen or stomach, especially as a vulnerable part of the body in an attack.

Alternative forms

  • bread basket, bread-basket

Coordinate terms

  • (region): rice bowl

Derived terms

  • Molotov breadbasket
  • breadbasket of Europe

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English

Etymology

Imitating a child’s attempt to say stomach, via archaic colloquialism stummy.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʌm.i/
  • Rhymes: -ʌmi

Noun

tummy (plural tummies)

  1. (colloquial, often childish) Stomach or belly.
    Synonym: belly
  2. (US, slang) Protruding belly, paunch.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:paunch

Derived terms

  • gyppy tummy
  • tummyache
  • tummy button
  • tummy time
  • tummy tuck

Related terms

  • belly (referring to abdomen, not stomach)

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