flab

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noun \ˈflab\

Definition of flab

  1. :  soft flabby body tissue

Origin and Etymology of flab

back-formation from flabby


FLAB Defined for English Language Learners

flab

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noun

Definition of flab for English Language Learners

  • : extra soft flesh on a person's body : excess body fat


FLAB Defined for Kids

flab

noun \ˈflab\

Definition of flab for Students

  1. :  excess body fat


Medical Dictionary

flab

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noun \ˈflab\

Medical Definition of flab

  1. :  soft flabby body tissue



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