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Word of the Day 04/25/21 Belly-Wash

Belly-Wash (noun)
belly-wash [ bel-ee-wosh, -wawsh ]


noun Slang.
1. any barely drinkable liquid or beverage, as inferior soda, beer, coffee, or soup.

Origin: Belly-wash is an obvious slang term with several meanings: a barely drinkable liquid (such as soup) or beverage (alcoholic or nonalcoholic); it also means nonsense, rather like hogwash. Belly-wash, an Americanism, entered English in the second half of the 19th century.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BELLY-WASH
She attends hip-hop and belly dance classes (known as Arabic dance in Iran) just to shine more at parties.
IRAN’S BECOMING A FOOTLOOSE NATION AS DANCE LESSONS SPREAD|IRANWIRE|JANUARY 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST

He holds them on his belly and looks at them with a magnifying glass, studying possible escape routes.
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S FADE TO BLACK: THE GREAT DIRECTOR’S FINAL DAYS|DAVID FREEMAN|DECEMBER 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST

A limited edition export stout known as the Indra Kunindra came to wash it down.
DINNER AT NITEHAWK CINEMA: ‘CHRISTMAS VACATION’ AND A BEER IN A PEAR TREE|RICH GOLDSTEIN|DECEMBER 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Christian is the son of Mexican immigrants whose father works at a car wash and mother works at McDonalds.
FORGET THE KIDS WHO CAN’T GET IN; WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO DON’T EVEN APPLY?|JONAH EDELMAN|DECEMBER 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST

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