muffin top


Definition of muffin top

: the fatty flesh that hangs over tightly worn pants

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Recent Examples on the Web No word if loaves of marble rye, chocolate babkas, muffin tops, or big salads are on the sales list. Rosy Cordero,, "Celebrate 30 years of the show about nothing at the Seinfeld Experience," 27 June 2019 The high-rise pull-on design doesn't have any buttons or zippers, which helps eliminate muffin top and looks less bulky than traditional jeans. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "These Spanx Jeans Might be the Ultimate Wardrobe Investment," 17 June 2019 In some McDonald's test markets, including Baltimore, the fast-food chain is offering products like coffee cake and 160-calorie blueberry muffin tops. Ben Tobin, USA TODAY, "In plot right out of 'Seinfeld' episode McDonald's selling muffin tops in some test markets," 27 June 2018 In the Baltimore area, McDonald's tried offering coffee cake and 160-calorie blueberry muffin tops. Leslie Patton,, "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

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2003, in the meaning defined above

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“Muffin top.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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