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Stomach meaning

stomach - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. an inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness; " he had no stomach for a fight"
  2. 2. An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion, and Gastric juice, under Gastric.
  3. 3. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef.
  4. 4. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
  5. 5. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness.
  6. 6. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance.
  7. 7. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike.
  8. 8. To bear without repugnance; to brook.
  9. 9. To be angry.
  10. 10. Principal organ of digestion in an animal; appetite; inclination.
  11. 11. To bear on the stomach; brook; endure.

stomach - examples of usage

  1. There must always, indeed, be a little capital in possession, even though it be only the last meal in the stomach, before we can produce more. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
  2. " I know it's a bad habit to eat fast," said he, " but it's a whole lot worse to have an empty stomach." - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. You know Peter thinks a great deal of his stomach. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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