puppy fat


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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.
See also: fat, puppy
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She says a child with puppy fat will often grow into their weight.
Sure enough, it had a lot of puppy fat and couldn't sing.
VOLUPTUOUS:Sophie Dahl said she lost weight when her puppy fat disappeared
David's mum Brenda opened her family album to the Sunday Mail and revealed how, as a teenager, David had to fight the puppy fat.
I think it is just a bit of puppy fat but she keeps saying she is ugly and overweight.
It is a question of toning up my physique and converting the puppy fat.
Gym manager Stuart Lloyd said: "For young dogs it helps to burn off puppy fat and old dogs can always learn new tricks, especially in early April.
The new initiative encourages dog owners to shed the puppy fat with their pet and compete in the Flora women's mini Marathon to raise money for the organisation's Dog Welfare Programme.
My mum and my gran say it is just puppy fat and it will go away.
It hasn't seen the sun for so long and it maybe hasn't lost the winter puppy fat - it's just not very nice.
As an 8-year-old, Rachel clearly had a touch of puppy fat, but, two years later, it looks like it was on the way out - thanks to her obsession with getting her skates on at the Lee Valley Ice Rink near her home in Edmonton, and loving netball, school sports days and dancing.