AskDefine | Define underbelly

Dictionary Definition



1 lower side; "the underbellies of clouds"
2 the soft belly or underside of an animal's body [syn: underbody]
3 the quality of being weak or unprotected; "the soft underbelly of the Axis"- Winston Churchill

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The side which is not normally seen
    The area by the canal is the underbelly of town - not something you'd see in the guidebooks

Extensive Definition

Underbelly is term used to describe the side which is not normally seen. This term could refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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