broad in the beam Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “broad in the beam” in the English Dictionary

"broad in the beam" in British English

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broad in the beam

old-fashioned humorous having ​widehips and a ​largebottom: Her ​mother was ​fairly broad in the ​beam.
(Definition of broad in the beam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “broad in the beam”
in Chinese (Simplified) 臀围大, 屁股大…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臀圍大, 屁股大…
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“broad in the beam” in British English

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