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Delhi Belly

Definition of the noun Delhi Belly

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  1. [idiomatic] Digestive illness or diarrhoea, especially if suffered by a visitor to India.


"Delhi Belly" is a 2011 Indian black comedy film written by Akshat Verma and directed by Abhinay Deo. It stars Imran Khan, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Vir Das, Poorna Jagannathan and Shenaz Treasurywala. While the original version was in Hinglish, a Hindi dubbed version was also released. The film is produced by Aamir Khan Productions and IBC Motion Pictures. The theatrical trailer of the film premiéred with Aamir Khan's Dhobi Ghat on 21 January 2011 while the film was released on 1 July 2011. The film was given an 'A' certificate for its profanity and sexual content. The film was remade in Tamil as Settai.


"Delhi Belly" is the soundtrack album of the 2011 film.

  • also known as Delhi Belly soundtrack
  • artist: Ram Sampath
  • genre: Soundtrack
  • released on (4 years ago)

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Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

30, 1993 Delhi belly noun diarrhoea suffered by tourists US, 1944 Anyone suffering from art-gallery gout, Delhi belly, jaded eyeballs or other ills of the traveler on the high road, is hereby advised to relax while suffering. ¦ Washington Post ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2010)

by John Ayto, John Simpson

dee deep deep six deevy def dekko Delhi belly dice dicey dick dicken dick-head dickweed dicky. G. V. HIGGINS Janet riled you enough so that you decided to deck Janet. Janet called the cops (1985). dee noun A detective. 1882–.

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

Delhi belly stomach trouble, esp. diarrhoea, sufferedby visitors to India. Sincethelate 19th century. See also gippy tummy. deli a delicatessen.Of US origin ...

Google previewThe Essential Lingo Dictionary (2015)

of Australian words and phrases by John Miller

Delhi belly A case of severe diarrhoea suffering by people who travel to India. deli Shortened form of delicatessen. delish Another way of saying delicious. delo Shortened form of delegate. demo Abbreviation of demonstration. If you want to ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Slang, fart, backdoor trots, Delhi belly, Montezuma's revenge. e. angina, chest pain, arrhythmia, bradycardia, tachycardia, cardiac arrest, fibrillation, heart murmur, palpitation. f. headache, cephalalgia, migraine; insomnia, sleeplessness ; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

Defense Travel System Delhi belly departure tax departure time direct access system direct. 127 thing the beginner must do when handling a deck plan, is to find the key list for the symbols used, in order to be able to decode the deck plans .

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2006)

by Eric Partridge

Delhi Belly. lndian variety of the illness known as Gippy Tummy, q.v. ' Delhi Rebels, the. An insulting nickname of the Royal Munster Fusiliers (disbanded 1922): they ...

Google previewDictionary of Euphemisms (2008)

by R. W. Holder

Cairo crud, Delhi belly, the Rangoon runs, and Spanish tummy are among the hazards that await other travellers. We also have a wide choice of allusive terms for the night soil when we have been or done big jobs, of which manure is possibly ...

Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2012)

by S. Medlik

Delhi belly Commonly used term for a diarrhoea (diarrhea) suffered when travelling abroad as a result of eating unwashed fruit or drinking contaminated water. Also called Montezuma's revenge. See also traveller's diarrhoea (traveler's ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

DELHI BELLY. Treatment same as for irritable bowel or diarrhoea. DELIRIUM TREMENS. D.T.s Occurswhen heavy drinkers are deprived of alcohol,or from mental shock. Hallucinations, during whichhe talks tohimself. Imaginesheis chasedby ...

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