tub of lard

tub of lard

A highly derogatory term for an obese person. These glamour magazines make it seem like anyone who's not a cover model is basically a tub of lard.
See also: lard, of, tub

tub of lard

a fat person. (Insulting.) Who's that tub of lard who just came in? That tub of lard can hardly get through the door.
See also: lard, of, tub

tub of lard

and tub of guts
n. a fat person. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Shut up, you stupid tub of lard! Who’s that tub of guts who just came in?
See also: lard, of, tub
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When Roy Hattersley failed to appear on the BBC's news quiz Have I Got News For You in 1993, he was replaced by a tub of lard.
WHEN rolypoly Roy Hattersley, Sparkbrook's former Labour MP and best Labour leader never elected as such, had to duck out of a television programme at the last minute, his fellowpanellists replaced him with a large tub of lard.
I'd prefer the Tub of Lard treatment - which was dished out to nonattendee Lord Hattersley after, at short notice, he dropped out of appearing on Have I Got News for you for a third time.
Which politician was once replaced by a tub of lard on the TV show Have I Got News For You?
HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU BBC1, 9pm What have Boris Johnson, Ross Noble and a tub of lard got in common?
The basket contains alleged footballing love-cheat Ryan Giggs, alleged reality TV star Imogen Thomas, alleged defender of the truth and Birmingham Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming, and a tub of lard.
It is certainly a show with plenty of quiet and refined dignity, which is bizarre considering it once replaced a guest with a tub of lard.
Or that classy Stockard Channing, as the porn actors morn, graphically fucks an HIV-positive tub of lard and sucks blood from her son's arm to pull off a life insurance scam?
She's been known to have the occasional bath with a tub of lard.
If he does look like a tub of lard when getting into the ring I'd be looking to get out of the bet on Betfair tonight, but otherwise I think he should be the favourite.
Yet with a "body mass index" (BMI) of 25, I'm still a borderline tub of lard, at least according to government-sanctioned definitions.
If you live on fatty foods, you may end up looking like a tub of lard.
So Rik Waller can now claim it wasn't the two curries, three fish suppers and assorted cream buns daily that made him a tub of lard.
In a show reminiscent of the infamous programme when a tub of lard stood in for politician Roy Hattersley, the celebrity guest failed to appear.