middle-age spread

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middle-age spread

[mid-l-eyj]
noun
an increase in bulk, especially in the waist and buttocks, associated with the onset of middle age and the body's decreasing ability to metabolize calories efficiently.

Origin:
1935–40

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middle-age spread or middle-aged spread
 
n
the fat that appears round many people's waist during middle age
 
middle-aged spread or middle-aged spread
 
n

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Main Entry:  middle-age spread
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  body fat that can accumulate in the abdominal, hip, and buttock area during one's middle age
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Yoga may not burn a lot of calories but the practice appears to stave off middle-age spread by reducing stress.
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