Definition of love handles in English:

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love handles

Pronunciation: /ləv ˈhandlz/

plural noun

informal
Deposits of excess fat at the sides of a person’s waistline.
Example sentences
  • One longs for visibly doubled love handles, the other wants to pretend they don't exist.
  • For example, he may use liposuction to remove a person's love handles then use fat injections to round out the hips and thighs.
  • I know I have put on loads of weight and am nothing like as fit as I was, that's what getting married does for you, complacency sets in whilst those love handles grow and meet in the middle.

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Syllabification: love han·dles

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