flabby flesh; unwanted fat: Daily exercise will get rid of the flab around your waist.
the condition of being flabby: Most of the new recruits had run to flab in civilian life.

1920–25; back formation from flabby

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flab (flæb)
unsightly or unwanted fat on the body; flabbiness
[C20: back formation from flabby]

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1923, back-formation from flabby.
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Example sentences
Should the corset ever come off, the flab would burst out as if the corset had never been there at all.
Most reward people for having their vital signs tested and hitting goals such as lowering blood pressure or burning off flab.
What with the tourniquet of a tight bodice or the suffocating scaffolding bra beneath, all available flab is forced up.
He looks dissipated and well en route to middle-aged flab, which is sad indeed.
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