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Definition of "empty-bellied" []

  • Needing nourishment; hungry. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "empty-bellied" in a sentence
  • "There was the time of the Great Famine, when the old men crouched empty-bellied to the fire, and let fall from their lips dim traditions of the ancient day when the Yukon ran wide open for three winters, and then lay frozen for three summers."
  • "The sudden spurt of rage had drained away, leaving her breathless and empty-bellied."
  • "He who had once tramped the pavements of the capital as a vagabond, unwashed and empty-bellied, had now assumed the powers of the once mighty Austrian Hapsburg emperors, as in Germany he had taken over those of the Hohenzollern kaisers."
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