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Meaning of "gippy tummy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIPPY TUMMY

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIPPY TUMMY

gip
gipon
gipped
gippies
gipping
gippo
Gippsland
gippy
Gipsies
Gipsy
gipsy cab
gipsy caravan
gipsy driver
gipsy moth
Gipsy-like
Gipsydom
Gipsyhood
Gipsyish
gipsywort
giraffe

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIPPY TUMMY

chummy
crash dummy
crash test dummy
crummy
drummy
dummy
gin rummy
gummy
lummy
mummy
plummy
rummy
scrummy
scummy
slummy
thingummy
tummy
ventriloquist´s dummy
yummy
yummy mummy

Synonyms and antonyms of gippy tummy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gippy tummy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIPPY TUMMY

Find out the translation of gippy tummy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gippy tummy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gippy tummy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

gippy肚子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gippy barriga
570 millions of speakers

English

gippy tummy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gippy पेट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

gippy البطن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Gippy животик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gippy barriga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গপ্পি পেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gippy ventre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perut yang gippy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gippy Bauch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エジプト兵のおなか
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gippy 의 배
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gypsy tummy
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

gippy bụng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Gippy வயிறு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिपर पेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gippy karısı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gippy pancia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gippy brzuszek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Gippy животик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gippy burtă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gippy κοιλιά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hakuji maag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gippy mage
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gippy magen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gippy tummy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIPPY TUMMY»

The term «gippy tummy» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.212 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIPPY TUMMY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gippy tummy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIPPY TUMMY»

Discover the use of gippy tummy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gippy tummy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Egyptian Red Sea: A Diver's Guide
The dread of any traveler is an intestinal upset known by various names throughout the world. In Egypt it's the Tutankhamen Trot, or Ramses' Revenge, or Gippy Tummy. The easiest way to spot a tourist in Egypt is by a bottle of mineral water ...
Eric Hanauer, 1988
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
gippy tummy noun Also gyppy tummy. Diarrhoea suffered by visitors to hot countries. 1943–. G. EGMONT Always take. . .whatever is your favourite antidote to gippy tummy when you go abroad (1961). [See gippy noun 1a.] Cf. delhi belly noun.
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
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Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins
This is certainly plausible, as an earlier meaning of the expression was 'to scold or punish someone severely'. Gippy as in gippy tummy is from a different source. A gippy tummy was originally painful diarrhoea experienced by British troops in ...
Julia Cresswell, 2010
4
Glider Pilots in Sicily
Much discussion centred on the most likely cause of 'gippy tummy' that was inevitably prevalent. The prime suspect was the Mecrapine anti-malaria tablets that were supposed to be taken four times a week. Other suggestions ranged from the ...
Mike Peters, 2013
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The Love Ashram and Other Short Stories
That afternoon, while shopping in the Grand Bazaar for last minute gifts, Bebe complained of what the British called the 'Gippy Tummy.' As a manifestation of the macho attitude of Egyptian society, I located a men's room but search as much as  ...
Edward S. Orzac, 2011
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Recollections of Rifleman Bow
It took the rest of the day to reach the top. In places the track was spiked with boulders. Having to pull oneself over them made a change from slogging but Page, Humphreys and I had gippy-tummy and were in no shape for rock-climbing .
Alex Bowlby, 1969
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New Scientist
Travellers* diarrhoea— an infection all along Sand, dust, and cold draughts have been blamed for Gippy tummy. But the usual cause is that ubiquitous inhabitant of the gut Escherichia coli Finally, a CPU that minds its own business.
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The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
Gippoland . Egypt: military coll: from ca 1890. Gippy, Gyppy . An Egyptian (soldier ): military: late C.19–20. Gippy tummy . Stomach-trouble in Egypt (hence also in Libya): Army: late C.19–20. Perhaps commoner in form Gippo tummy. gipsy .
Eric Partridge, 2003
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Chambers English Thesaurus
... diametrical, opposed, opposite. diaphanous adj cobwebby, delicate, filmy, fine, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, light, see-through, sheer, thin, translucent, transparent, veily. сntonyms heavy, opaque, thick. diarrhoea n dysentery, gippy tummy, ...
10
East End Jubilee
It's just a gippy tummy.' She would have to go to the doctor and get something stronger than the Milk of Magnesia. It was no use at all, in fact the medicine seemed to make her worse. She was certain now that she was developing an ulcer, ...
Carol Rivers, 2012

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIPPY TUMMY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gippy tummy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why did Abba lose the Battle of Waterloo? CRAIG BROWN'S …
... diseases: Lordi; Dana International; Malaria; Scarlet Fever; Dima Bilan; Dengue; Riva; Hepatitis; Conchita Wurst; Gippy Tummy; Rubella. 2. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
2
A war of words
It is similar to gippy tummy (or gyppy tummy), a British services' slang used by troops in North Africa. Gippy had been used by British soldiers as ... «The Indian Express, May 15»
3
Mr Mann's point was as welcome as a sneeze in a space helmet...
His foot taps, fast as a man with gippy tummy waiting for a lavatory cubicle to become free. He has a tendency to rock in his chair. Behave like ... «Daily Mail, Apr 14»
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Passengers win group settlement after falling ill on Fred Olsen's …
I am really glad that 4 years after suffering a day with a gippy tummy that the Ryans feel that their lives can now move on. Pathetic!!! I am really ... «Daily Echo, Mar 14»
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The Ashes: Alastair Cook injury leaves doubt over who is next in line
Jonny Bairstow and Monty Panesar, who has a gippy tummy, were also omitted. Chris Tremlett, Steve Finn and Boyd Rankin were thus let ... «The Independent, Nov 13»
6
Martin Kaymer overcomes stomach upset to move within striking …
A gippy tummy had last year's Ryder Cup winning putt hero vomiting ahead of his tee time while Kaymer had to dash to the toilet a few times in ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jun 13»
7
I feel very, very lucky to be alive
I saw several GPs about it and none seemed unduly concerned so I just got used to my “gippy tummy”. In 2005, my mum was diagnosed with ... «Irish Times, Sep 11»
8
Fiona Phillips: Your Shout - MMR vaccine
After his MMR, at two-and-a-half, a chatty boy with a gippy tummy and frequent ear infections became a mute, self-harming, anti-social entity of ... «Mirror.co.uk, Feb 10»
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Coronation Street weekly review to 25 September: wicked women
... as Carla had decided to accompany Tony to the awards (Liam being unavailable for her to play with due to Maria having a gippy tummy) so ... «Corrieblog, Sep 08»

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