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The meaning of "jelly belly"

" Jelly belly "
Meaning:
An overweight person.
Example:
I wish I could cut down on the cakes and get some more exercise - I'm turning into a real jelly belly.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, late 19th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but not common everywhere. Most used in Britain and Australia.
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