dad bod

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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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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.
The article, by American student Mackenzie Pearson - which has been shared tens of thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook - was entitled Why Girls Love The Dad Bod. Mackenzie enthused: "In case you haven't noticed lately girls are all about that dad bod."
She went on to explain the precise physiology of this new category of hunkdom: "The dad bod is a nice balance between a beer gut and working out.
It has been made famous by US student Mackenzie Pearson who blogged: "The Dad Bod says, 'I go to the gym occasionally, but I also drink heavily on the weekends and enjoy eating eight slices of pizza at a time.
Funnily enough most of the audience favoured the Dad Bod over Robocop with one saying, "I'd take him any day."
That's right - three years afterChris Pratt introduced the world to the concept of the dad bod, the alpha males of I'm A Celebrity have been dropping jaws across the country.
What a missed opportunity to celebrate the Dad Bod! To praise men who look like dads really do -- warts and all!