thick around the middle

idiom

: fat around the waist
He was a man in his fifties, a little thick around the middle.

Examples of thick around the middle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Compared to its long and lithe predecessor, the current-gen Z4 is a little thick around the middle, although that pays dividends in cabin space, where the driver and passenger aren't rubbing elbows, and the seat has enough travel for pilots well over six feet tall. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 12 July 2023

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“Thick around the middle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thick%20around%20the%20middle. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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