[ flab ]
/ flæb /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of flab
First recorded in 1920–25; back formation from flabby
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Example sentences from the Web for flab
Pray, tell me, what are those gummy flabs at the sides of your head?Life in a Thousand Worlds|William Shuler Harris
British Dictionary definitions for flab
/ (flæb) /
unsightly or unwanted fat on the body; flabbiness
Word Origin for flab
C20: back formation from flabby
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