Meaning: If someone is yellow-bellied, they are not brave, or they are cowardly.
- Tony's father called him yellow-bellied when he was a five-year-old boy because he didn't want to ride a horse. Tony has never forgotten it.
- The whole country behaved like yellow-bellied cowards when they let a small group of cheats steal the national election.
The other kids called Jack a yellow-bellied snake because he