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See definition of midriff on Dictionary.com
  • as inabdomen
  • as inmiddle
  • as inwaist
  • as inwaist

synonyms for midriff

  • belly
  • gut
  • midsection
  • tummy
  • bowels
  • breadbasket
  • corporation
  • guts
  • intestines
  • middle
  • paunch
  • pot
  • potbelly
  • venter
  • viscera
  • bay window
  • spare tire
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How to use midriff in a sentence

The piece’s top is covered with hivelike ceramic tiles and balanced above an impossibly tiny midriff on stinger-like legs.
IN THE GALLERIES: BREACHING THE BORDER BETWEEN ART AND FURNITUREMARK JENKINSMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If, however, the midriff contract so powerfully that the lower ribs are drawn inward, the abdominal walls follow them.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
The chest is enlarged by the muscles of inspiration, the principal of which is the diaphragm or midriff.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
Not heeding where he was going, he tumbled up against my table, and jammed it hard against my midriff.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
The book is a mine of beautiful descriptions, and of sentences which tickle your inmost midriff with delight.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
But I shall no more pause with a bare foot and an empty stocking, a dish of food and a gnawing midriff.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
The other is by the contraction and distention of the midriff or diaphragm.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
He felt, when he read a certain item in a letter from his mother, as though he had received a violent blow in the midriff.
SHADOWS OF FLAMESAMELIE RIVES
My beard, evidently once blond, but now a dirt-stained and streaky brown, swept my midriff in a tangled mass.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
His midriff yearned then upward, sank within him, yearned more longly, longingly.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MIDRIFF

  • bay window
  • belly
  • bowels
  • breadbasket
  • corporation
  • gut
  • guts
  • intestines
  • middle
  • midriff
  • midsection
  • paunch
  • pot
  • potbelly
  • spare tire
  • tummy
  • venter
  • viscera
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.