- a crisp, flat muffin that resembles the top portion of a typical muffin.
- Informal. a roll of excess fat that hangs out over a person's waist when wearing a garment with a tight waistband.
Origin of muffin top
First recorded in 1910–15
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- informal a roll of flesh spilling over the top of a tight skirt or trousers, esp when the midriff is exposed
Word Origin for muffin top
C21: from the similarity of this to a muffin expanding over its case