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Definitions and Synonyms of midriff | Another word for midriff | What is midriff?

Definition 1: (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for midriff in the sense of this definition

(midriff is a kind of ...) a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants

(midriff is a kind of ...) the muscular system of an organism

(... is part of midriff) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

(midriff belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 2: the middle area of the human torso (usually in front) - [noun denoting body]

Samples where midriff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable

Synonyms for midriff in the sense of this definition

(midriff is a kind of ...) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

"in the abdominal region"

(... is part of midriff) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

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