Kummerspeck

[ koo-mur-shpek ]
/ ˈku mɜrˌʃpɛk /

noun

the weight a person gains during a period of overeating due to unhappiness, depression, grief, or other emotional condition: I finally got over the anguish of my divorce, but my Kummerspeck doesn’t want to let go!

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Origin of Kummerspeck

First recorded in 2015–20; from German: equivalent to Kummer “grief, sorrow, trouble” + Speck “bacon” (colloquially, “fat”)

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