puppy fat


puppy fat
'puppy fat
n [U]
BrE informal fat on a child's body, that disappears as they get older
American Equivalent: baby fat
Carol had shed her puppy fat and was now very elegant.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • puppy fat — puppy ,fat noun uncount INFORMAL the fat on children s bodies that disappears as they grow older …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • puppy fat — ► NOUN ▪ fat on the body of a child which disappears around adolescence …   English terms dictionary

  • puppy fat — also puppy fat N UNCOUNT Puppy fat is fat that some children have on their bodies when they are young but that disappears when they grow older and taller. Her face had already lost its puppy fat …   English dictionary

  • puppy fat — noun fat on the body of a baby or child; disappears at adolescence • Hypernyms: ↑adipose tissue, ↑fat, ↑fatty tissue * * * noun [noncount] Brit : ↑baby fat * * * ˈpuppy fat [puppy fat] …   Useful english dictionary

  • puppy fat — British & Australian fat that a child has but which they lose when they become older. He s a little overweight but that s just puppy fat …   New idioms dictionary

  • puppy-fat — see puppy fat …   English dictionary

  • puppy fat — noun the natural fat on the body of a child that normally disappears at adolescence …   Wiktionary

  • puppy fat — noun Brit. fat on the body of a child which disappears around adolescence …   English new terms dictionary

  • puppy fat — noun (U) BrE informal fat that children have on their bodies that they usually lose as they get older …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • puppy fat — UK / US noun [uncountable] British informal the fat on children s bodies that disappears as they grow older …   English dictionary