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flab

[flab] /flæb/
noun
1.
flabby flesh; unwanted fat:
Daily exercise will get rid of the flab around your waist.
2.
the condition of being flabby:
Most of the new recruits had run to flab in civilian life.
Origin of flab
1920-1925
1920-25; back formation from flabby
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British Dictionary definitions for flabs

flab

/flæb/
noun
1.
unsightly or unwanted fat on the body; flabbiness
Word Origin
C20: back formation from flabby
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Word Origin and History for flabs

flab

n.

"fat, flabbiness," 1951, back-formation from flabby.

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