One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Allen was in his early fifties and somewhat overweight’
fat, obese, morbidly obese, stout, corpulent, gross, fleshy, plump, portly, chubby, rotund, podgy, roly-poly, paunchy, pot-bellied, beer-bellied, bloated, flabby, Falstaffian, big, large, ample, well fed, well upholstered, well padded, broad in the beam, bulky, outsize, massive, heavy
informal porky, pudgy, tubby, blubbery, poddy
British informal fubsy
North American informal lard-assed
skinny, scrawny, thin, undernourished
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