love handles

plural noun

Definition of love handles

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

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First Known Use of love handles

1970


LOVE HANDLES Defined for English Language Learners

love handles

noun

Definition of love handles for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

love handles

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

medical Definition of love handles

:fatty bulges along the sides at the waist

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