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Deposits of excess fat on a man's chest that resemble a woman's breasts.‘boozing, overeating, and more female hormones in the environment have been blamed for blokes sprouting moobs’
- ‘I could see silverback gorillas looking at me with envy and thinking "How do I get moobs like that?"’
- ‘The "new" older man has the waistline and the sagging jaw attended to, not to mention getting rid of the embarrassing breasts (man boobs or moobs) and eye-bags.’
- ‘Experts made the discovery after three boys aged four, seven and ten were diagnosed with gynaecomastia, which gives lads moobs?’
- ‘Perhaps the sight of a middle-aged man, his moobs exposed to an arctic blast on a rainy Tuesday morning, might have been a little too much for her.’
- ‘Drinking too much coffee will have the opposite effect on them, turning lean pecs into hefty man boobs - or what the researchers described as "moobs."’
- ‘Boozing, overeating and more female hormones in the environment have been blamed for blokes sprouting moobs.’
- ‘For the rest, doctors will tell you to eat less and eat better, get down the gym and work those moobs away.’
- ‘The test will be putting on a white t-shirt and seeing if I have a perky ridge of moobs with the arm-holes straining around the guns.’
1990s: blend of man and boob.
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