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middle-age spread

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  1. an increase in bulk, especially in the waist and buttocks, associated with the onset of middle age and the body's decreasing ability to metabolize calories efficiently.
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Origin of middle-age spread

First recorded in 1935–40
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Related Words for middle-age spread

corporation, pot, paunch, tummy, belly, gut, breadbasket, gutbucket

British Dictionary definitions for middle-age spread

middle-age spread

middle-aged spread

  1. the fat that appears round many people's waist during middle age
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