Flabs



[flab] /flæb/

noun
1.
flesh; unwanted fat:
Daily exercise will get rid of the flab around your waist.
2.
the condition of being :
Most of the new recruits had run to flab in civilian life.
/flæb/
noun
1.
unsightly or unwanted fat on the body; flabbiness
n.

“fat, flabbiness,” 1951, back-formation from flabby.

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