thick around the middle

Definition of thick around the middle

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

Word by Word Definitions

thickplay
  1. :  having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite

    :  heavily built :  thickset

    :  close-packed with units or individuals

  1. :  in a thick manner :  thickly

  1. :  the most crowded or active part

    :  the part of greatest thickness

aroundplay
  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation

middleplay
  1. :  equally distant from the extremes :  medial, central

    :  being at neither extreme :  intermediate

    :  constituting a division intermediate between those prior and later or upper and lower

  1. :  a middle part, point, or position

    :  the central portion of the human body :  waist

    :  the position of being among or in the midst of something


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