flab

noun

: soft flabby body tissue

Examples of flab in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By combining these exercises with the best fat burners for belly fat, you can get rid of flabby arms along with your stubborn belly flab. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 11 Oct. 2022 That’s one reason flab can lower your T. Kevin Dupzyk, Men's Health, 24 Feb. 2023 By combining these exercises with the best fat burners for belly fat, you can get rid of flabby arms along with your stubborn belly flab. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 11 Oct. 2022 The actor, at times saddled with layers of faux flab, is equally adept at evoking the other facets of Dr. Duntsch's personality: Coked-out playboy, cruel narcissist, desperate bully. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 8 July 2021 Assuming a healthy diet and exercise regimen, the flab should stay gone — years ago, to showcase the power of CoolSculpting, a representative of the company had only one side of his body treated, Nathan says. Cody Cottier, Discover Magazine, 1 Apr. 2021 Dickens rolled into one gigantic ball of aging flab. Nick Canepacolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Dec. 2022 The company’s not just about flab-concealing tees, though. Josh Max, Forbes, 9 June 2022 But those moments are sprinkled in among a lot of narrative flab. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 11 May 2022

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Word History

Etymology

back-formation from flabby

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flab was in 1951

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Cite this Entry

“Flab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flab. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

flab

noun
: soft flabby body tissue

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