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Definition of moobs in English:

plural noun

British informal
Deposits of excess fat on a man’s chest that resemble a woman’s breasts: boozing, overeating, and more female hormones in the environment have been blamed for blokes sprouting moobs
More example sentences
  • Drinking too much coffee will have the opposite effect on them, turning lean pecs into hefty man boobs - or what the researchers described as "moobs."
  • Experts made the discovery after three boys aged four, seven and ten were diagnosed with gynaecomastia, which gives lads moobs?
  • Perhaps the sight of a middle-aged man, his moobs exposed to an arctic blast on a rainy Tuesday morning, might have been a little too much for her.


1990s: blend of man and boob2.

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