middle-aged spread

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middle-aged spread

Weight that accumulates around a person's midsection due to a decrease in metabolism caused by aging. Barry suddenly started dieting and exercising to prevent the middle-aged spread.
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The cyborg of tomorrow wears a red polo shirt, drinks bottled water, and has a bit of a middle-aged spread. The contraption strapped to this man is a robotic arm designed to assist stroke survivors; it was developed by Jiping He's team at Arizona State University and Kinetic Muscles Inc.