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love handles

noun plural

Simple Definition of love handles

  • : areas of fat along the sides of a person's waist

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of love handles

  1. :  fatty bulges along the sides of the body at the waist

1970

First Known Use of love handles

1970


Medical Dictionary

love handles

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noun plural love han·dles \ˈləv-ˌhan-dəlz\

Medical Definition of love handles

  1. :  fatty bulges along the sides at the waist




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