spare tire

noun

Definition of spare tire

1 :an extra tire for a car
2 informal :a roll of fat around the waist

Word by Word Definitions

spare play
  1. : to forbear to destroy, punish, or harm

  2. : to refrain from attacking or reprimanding with necessary or salutary severity

  3. : to relieve of the necessity of doing or undergoing something

  1. : not being used

  2. : being over and above what is needed : superfluous

  3. : not liberal or profuse : sparing

  1. : a spare tire

  2. : a duplicate (such as a key or a machine part) kept in reserve

  3. : the knocking down of all 10 pins with the first 2 balls in a frame in bowling

tire play
  1. : to become weary

  2. : to exhaust or greatly decrease the physical strength of : fatigue

  3. : to wear out the patience of : bore

  1. : a rubber cushion that fits around a wheel (as of an automobile) and usually contains compressed air

  2. : a metal hoop forming the tread of a wheel

  1. : attire

  2. : a woman's headband or hair ornament

  1. : attire

  2. : to adorn (the hair) with an ornament


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