[ koo-mur-shpek ]
/ ˈku mɜrˌʃpɛk /
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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”)
Words nearby Kummerspeck
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