muffin top

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muffin top

Excess stomach fat that is visible over the waistband of one's pants or skirt, so named because it resembles the top of a muffin coming out of the cup it was baked in. I've started going to the gym because I'm sick of being the only one on the beach with a muffin top at our family vacations.
See also: muffin, top
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But people with fat around the midriff - a muffin top - are in danger too.
A muffin top is caused by visceral - or deep stomach - fat being stored beneath the muscles and around the organs.