yellow-bellied

yellow-bellied
a) Of an animal or reptile having a yellow underside or belly.
b) Uncourageous, cowardly.
See Also: yellow-belly

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  • Yellow-bellied — may refer to:In ornithology:* Yellow bellied Elaenia, small bird of the tyrant flycatcher family * Yellow bellied Fantail, fantail found in southern Asia * Yellow bellied Flycatcher, small insect eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family *… …   Wikipedia

  • yellow-bellied — A yellow bellied person is a coward …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • yellow-bellied — yellow belly ► NOUN informal ▪ a coward. DERIVATIVES yellow bellied adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • yellow-bellied — mod. cowardly. □ You are a yellow bellied coward! □ I’m not yellow bellied! □ What yellow bellied skunk ran off with my horse? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • yellow bellied —    A person who is yellow bellied is cowardly, or not at all brave.     The bus was full of yellow bellied passengers who disappeared when the driver was attacked by two youths …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • yellow-bellied — old fashioned a yellow bellied person is not at all brave. You re a load of yellow bellied fools, too frightened to stand up for what you believe in! …   New idioms dictionary

  • yellow-bellied — {adj.}, {slang} Extremely timid, cowardly. * /Joe Bennett is a yellow bellied guy, don t send him on such a tough assignment!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • yellow-bellied — {adj.}, {slang} Extremely timid, cowardly. * /Joe Bennett is a yellow bellied guy, don t send him on such a tough assignment!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • yellow-bellied — adj slang Extremely timid, cowardly. Joe Bennett is a yellow bellied guy, don t send him on such a tough assignment! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • yellow-bellied — extremely timid, cowardly He is a yellow bellied person who is not good to have as a friend …   Idioms and examples

  • Yellow-bellied —   A yellow bellied person is a coward …   Dictionary of English idioms

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