dad bod

dad bod

slang A physique characterized by moderate chubbiness; the stereotypical physique of a middle-aged dad. The phrase is often used affectionately or approvingly. Aww, I don't care that he's a bigger guy—I like guys with a dad bod.
See also: bod, dad
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The campaign, backed by Doctor Hilary Jones and Doctor Alex George, aims to promote male body positivity and encourage disuse of harmful labels such as "dad bod".
Unfortunately for the rapper, his unhealthy eating habits has resulted to a more obvious "dad bod" - much to the irritation of his wife.
Roman revealed he had enlisted the help of Caroline Flack's rumoured ex Bradley Simmonds to turn his dad bod into a rippling six-pack in under three months.
OLYMPIC 2012 long-jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford was called out over his "dad bod" when he shared a snap on social media during his training for a charity swim.
"Every time I have been told, as a woman of colour, to go back to where I came from, that was embedded in racism" BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty takes aim at Donald Trump "I was called out for having a dad bod yesterday as if that's something to be ashamed of.
"I was called out for having a dad bod yesterday, as if that's something to be ashamed of.
Due to this rising trend, plastic surgery is becoming a common Father's Day request as more men consider a surgical assist to enhance their physique and fend off the dad bod for a while longer.
Yet "dad bod" fighter Ruiz produced one of sport's biggest ever upsets by taking Joshua's world heavyweight titles, leaving the beaten man "gutted" but promising: "I shall return."
It takes a lumbering kaiju with a dad bod to drive them back into the dirt.
Jack has ditched his dad bod for a six packin just a few months,as he worked hard to shed the pounds.
And while there's zero sign of a 'Dad Bod', Adam says he's embarked on a healthy eating kick anyway.
Look up "dad bod" in the urban dictionary and you will find "male body type that is best described as 'softly round'."The theory is that once a man has found a mate and fathered a child, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining a sculpted physique.
But six months after the birth of his first son, Tedi, Sion had somehow gained a 16 stone 'dad bod' and was living an unhealthy lifestyle.
Fast forward 10 months and Sion has ditched the "dad bod" and transformed his physique.
Rising acceptance of the 'dad bod' - a tubbier, less athletic frame - along with the availability of new nonsurgical treatments, may help explain the fact male liposuction procedures fell by 69 to 270 in 2017.