paunchiness :

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  • n  the bodily property of a protruding belly

  • A naked man in the flabby paunchiness of inactive middle-age.
  • A naked man, in the flabby paunchiness of inactive middle-age, suddenly exposed by the parting of curtains, shrank shamefully away to cover his condition.
  • He was of slight build, flat-chested, inclined to paunchiness, obviously a worker at a sedentary occupation.
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  • Dad is funny, too
    Jim Gaffigan is best known as a standup comedian whose jokes revolve around his paunchiness, his pale skin and his love affair with bacon, Hot Pockets and decadent desserts. I read the book while in the Big Apple on vacation, and as I walked the streets, dodging speeding taxi cabs and fast-moving pedestrians looking down at their cell phones, it was hard to imagine even the most competent parent ...
    June 30, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News

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