Definition of flab in English:


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Pronunciation: /flab


[mass noun] informal
Soft loose flesh on a person’s body; fat.
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  • Though alcohol need not be eliminated from our lives, it is of interest to note that it is devoid of any nutritional value and can be turned into fat, adding flab to the body.
  • You hope nothing unbuttons or unzips on you, revealing any flab or flesh.
  • The foetal stem cell therapy is not only being used to smooth out wrinkles, but is also being injected into other parts of the body to get rid of cellulite and excess flab.
fat, fatty tissue, excessive weight, fatness, plumpness, bulk, fleshiness, flesh;
paunch, pot belly, beer belly, beer gut
informal beef


1950s: back-formation from flabby.

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