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muffin top

noun
1.
a crisp, flat muffin that resembles the top portion of a typical muffin.
2.
Informal. a roll of excess fat that hangs out over a person's waist when wearing a garment with a tight waistband.
Also, muffin-top.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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British Dictionary definitions for muffin-top

muffin top

noun
1.
(informal) a roll of flesh spilling over the top of a tight skirt or trousers, esp when the midriff is exposed
Word Origin
C21: from the similarity of this to a muffin expanding over its case
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Contemporary definitions for muffin-top
noun

flesh that falls over the waistband of a garment

Examples

muffin tops hanging over tight jeans

Word Origin

2003; fr its resemblance to the food

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