spare tire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “spare tire” in the English Dictionary

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spare tirenoun [C]

 /ˈspeər ˈtɑɪər/

spare tire noun [C] (EXTRA TIRE)

(also spare) an ​extra tire for a ​car

spare tire noun [C] (FAT)

a ​layer of ​fat around a person's ​waist: I was ​determined to get some ​exercise and ​lose my ​growing spare tire.
(Definition of spare tire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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