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 Dictionary entry overview: What does yellow-bellied mean? 

YELLOW-BELLIED (adjective)
  The adjective YELLOW-BELLIED has 1 sense:

1. easily frightened

  Familiarity information: YELLOW-BELLIED used as an adjective is very rare.

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YELLOW-BELLIED (adjective)

Sense 1yellow-bellied [BACK TO TOP]


Easily frightened


chicken; chickenhearted; lily-livered; white-livered; yellow-bellied; yellow


cowardly; fearful (lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)

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