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Michelin man

Syllabification: Mich·el·in man

Definition of Michelin man in English:

noun

informal
A fat person.
Example sentences
  • Whether or not the Michelin man enjoyed his meal as much as Simon's devoted clientele, remains to be seen.
  • Yes, the big splooshy brown mass of racially diverse Michelin man thanks to my huge jacket, scares her much.
  • Then I found a job back at the varsity I studied in, and sadly bumped into him (he is rather huge now, Mr Michelin man) at the varsity dining areas.

Origin

1990s: from the name of an advertising icon with a body and limbs made up of stacked white tires.

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