muffin top

noun

Definition of muffin top 

slang

: the fatty flesh that hangs over tightly worn pants

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In the Baltimore area, McDonald's tried offering coffee cake and 160-calorie blueberry muffin tops. Leslie Patton, chicagotribune.com, "McDonald's wants to win breakfast by selling the best part of the muffin," 26 June 2018 McDonald's will now begin selling muffin tops, according to Nation's Restaurant News. Connor Whittum, Billboard, "McDonald's to Start Selling Muffin Tops, as Predicted by Elaine on 'Seinfeld'," 6 July 2018 The company has not said when or if the muffin tops will be available in all its restaurants. Ben Tobin, USA TODAY, "In plot right out of 'Seinfeld' episode McDonald's selling muffin tops in some test markets," 27 June 2018 More in Rumble Seat In the flesh, the 640xi GT is fleshy, thick in the middle, a motorized muffin top. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 BMW 640xi GT: A High-Riding, Roomy Sedan That’s Fun to Drive," 20 Apr. 2018 Turns out that while the president was talking about the size of America’s military to little kids on the White House lawn during the annual Easter Egg Roll, Pompeo and Kim were eating muffin tops and laughing about Roseanne. Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root, "Wait, CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met With Kim Jong Un?," 18 Apr. 2018 Catherine Andersen, head coach and owner for Achieve Personal Fitness and Milwaukee Adventure Boot Camp at Balance Fitness in Whitefish Bay, shows exercise to target your love handles and muffin top. Angela Peterson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How to get a handle on those love handles, muffin top," 14 Feb. 2018 Besides some favorites — pumpkin coffees and lattes, glazed pumpkin donuts, and Munchkins pumpkin donut holes and pumpkin muffins topped with white icing — the company is adding pumpkin cream cheese. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Pumpkin spice vs. maple: The fall flavor fight in on," 10 Oct. 2017 McDonald's also has made other changes to make bakery items more prominent in its restaurants, like creating customer-facing bakery display cases for muffin tops and other assorted morning goodies. Samantha Bomkamp, chicagotribune.com, "McDonald's to introduce coffee drinks in retail stores," 6 Sep. 2017

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2003, in the meaning defined above

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