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  • n  an undesirable overabundance
    a bellyful of your complaints

  • As wartime chief of the Army Service Forces, General Brehon Burke Somervell handled the world's biggest supply problem, and got a bellyful of civilian gibes at Army red tape.
  • For the second time in the South Pacific the Japs got a bellyful of surprise.
  • They have had their bellyful of prestige and pink Tennessee marble.
News & Articles

  • Mancakes! 8 belly-busting pancakes for Father's Day
    Dads deserve breakfast in bed too. But forget all the froufrou stuff. Dads deserve a plateful -- and a bellyful -- of hearty breakfast fare. We rounded up some hunger-slaying favorites from the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen.
    June 14, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Quotes

  • Gordon Ramsay in guardian.co.uk
    Last year Ramsay told a British interviewer: "I've had a bellyful of the French coming over here and telling us how shit our food is. We have cheese on toast, they have croque-monsieur. They just have posher names."
  • Tom McClintock in San Jose Mercury News
    The American public is going to get a bellyful of it really quick,McClintock said. "We're going to need strong voices in the loyal opposition."
  • Gerald Ford in San Francisco Chronicle
    President Gerald Ford said, "The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful and a snootful at the same time?"

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