Definition of broad in the beam in English:
Fat around the hips.
- What struck me was that these guys were all well-dressed in suits and that they were all big fellas, not nearly as tall as I am but all real hefty and broad in the beam.
- Wandering Forbidden Planet, I find myself part of a crowd of scruffy, myopic thirtysomething white boys who've grown a bit broad in the beam from too much sitting and snacking.
- It would have to be first class because she's a bit broad in the beam.
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