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A shortening of "carbohydrates," often referring to food containing them in large quantities. "Carbos" can also be used. No bread for me, thanks—I'm not eating carbs this week. You know, these so-called protein bars are very high in carbs.
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n. carbohydrates. (Bodybuilding and dieting. Carbs is displacing carbos.) You need more protein and less carbs.
See also: carbo
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