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thigh gap

The space visible between one's inner thighs when one stands with knees touching or almost touching. Because thinness contributes to a thigh gap, this concept is often regarded or criticized as a beauty ideal. I worry that the media is encouraging young girls to see a thigh gap as beautiful and necessary.
See also: gap, thigh


A hilarious joke, especially one that evokes loud and prolonged laughter. My uncle told me a real thigh-slapper the other day! Do you want to hear it?


1. slang Fat or chubby thighs. I really want to get rid of these thunder-thighs, so I've resolved to start eating healthy and exercising three times a week. Their three-month-old has the cutest little thunder-thighs you've ever seen!
2. slang Someone with particularly fat or chubby thighs. Gosh, you were quite the thunder-thighs when you were a baby, huh? A: "Maybe you should lay off the fast food, thunder-thighs." B: "What kind of creep actually says that to someone?"
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n. big or fat thighs. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Here, thunder-thighs, let me get you a chair or two.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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