old-fashioned A large distended belly, as might result from heavy consumption of beer; a beer belly. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I'd like to run a marathon some day, but first I need to do something about this German goiter of mine. The sheriff sported a German goiter so big that his uniform could barely contain it.
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