yellowbelly

yellowbelly
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n., slang, coward (see cowardice).

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  • yellowbelly — /ˈjɛləbɛli/ (say yeluhbelee) noun 1. Colloquial a coward. 2. (plural yellowbelly or yellowbellies)→ golden perch. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection for def. 2, see note at fish1 …   Australian-English dictionary

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  • yellowbelly — /yel oh bel ee/, n., pl. yellowbellies. Slang. a person who is without courage, fortitude, or nerve; coward. [1790 1800; YELLOW + BELLY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Yellowbelly (Copthorne) — A yellowbelly is a native born resident of Copthorne, West Sussex, England. The origin of this nickname is lost in history, but a number of explanations have been offered in Copthorne a story so far , the book written for the village s Millennium …   Wikipedia

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