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middle-aged spread

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(also middle-age spread)

Definition of middle-aged spread in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The fat that may accumulate around the abdomen in middle age: at 40, you developed something unavoidable called middle-aged spread
More example sentences
  • The correct use of muscles can reshape the body, lift sagging cheeks, melt away double chins, middle-age spread and abdominal bulges, restore elasticity to the skin, iron out creepy necks and eliminate flabbiness.
  • But getting nicely round - a gentle accumulation of that middle-age spread - that isn't something to be paranoid about, surely?
  • I don't want to think of her middle-aged, middle-age spread.

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