tub of lard

tub of lard

A highly derogatory term for an obese person. These glamour magazines make it seem like anyone who's not a cover model is basically a tub of lard.
See also: lard, of, tub

tub of lard

a fat person. (Insulting.) Who's that tub of lard who just came in? That tub of lard can hardly get through the door.
See also: lard, of, tub

tub of lard

and tub of guts
n. a fat person. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Shut up, you stupid tub of lard! Who’s that tub of guts who just came in?
See also: lard, of, tub
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It reminded me why, instead of a feeling of holistic well-being, I always leave these places feeling fleeced and swearing I could do a better job myself with a cheese grater and a tub of lard.
I'd prefer the Tub of Lard treatment - which was dished out to nonattendee Lord Hattersley after, at short notice, he dropped out of appearing on Have I Got News for you for a third time.
Its laugh still echoes in the silent recesses of my mind until today, whispering to me that I'm fat, that everyone hates me, and that I'm a tub of lard that nobody will ever want.
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It is certainly a show with plenty of quiet and refined dignity, which is bizarre considering it once replaced a guest with a tub of lard. When it started on BBC Two back in 1990, there was little publicity to accompany the king of the comedy panel games.
Expressions such as "fatso," "tub of lard," "blimp," "balloon," "shrimp" or "munchkin" could be outlawed.
She's been known to have the occasional bath with a tub of lard.