- lumpy fat deposits, especially in the thighs and buttocks.
Origin of cellulite
Related Words for celluliteflesh, grease, lard, surplus, overabundance, plethora, paunch, fatness, bulk, superfluity, tallow, corpulence, blubber, obesity, overflow, excess, surfeit, suet, flab, cellulite
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Contemporary Examples of cellulite
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May 28, 2014
- a name sometimes given to subcutaneous fat alleged to resist dieting
Word Origin for cellulite
Word Origin and History for cellulite
- A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs.
A popular term for fat that is difficult to remove by dieting and that often has a dimpled appearance. There is no physiological difference between cellulite and ordinary fat.