Underbelly meaning

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The corrupt or immoral part or aspect.
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The soft belly or underside of an animal's body.
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The bottom side or part.

Scraped the car's underbelly going over the curb.

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The vulnerable or weak part or aspect.
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The lower, posterior part of an animal's belly.
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Any vulnerable or unprotected area, region, point, etc.
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(figuratively) The side which is not normally seen.

The area by the canal is the underbelly of town - not something you'd see in the guidebooks.

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