muffin-top

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:
1910–15

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muffin top
 
n
informal a roll of flesh spilling over the top of a tight skirt or trousers, esp when the midriff is exposed
 
[C21: from the similarity of this to a muffin expanding over its case]

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