Definition of spare tyre in English:

spare tyre

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noun

  • 1An extra tyre carried in a motor vehicle for use in case of a puncture.
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    • By Feb. 23, at least 20 truck and car tires - including spare tires mounted on the front and back of trucks - had been pierced by a sharp instrument, possibly an ice pick.
    • Take water and a spare tire, and make sure that someone back at the hotel knows if you're going to try to trek all the way to the Marine landing site.
    • Check your spare tire and make sure you have one.
  • 2 informal A roll of fat round a person’s waist.
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    • I set myself a program of losing weight and getting rid of the spare tyre around the waist.
    • Men's health magazines, for example, repeatedly run exhortations containing ways to lose love handles and spare tires so their stomachs will come to resemble those featured prominently on every single self-esteem-battering cover.
    • People with serious spare tires around their middle do win bowling tournaments.

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