German goiter

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A protruding stomach, especially one supposed to be indicative of excessive consumption of beer.

Etymology:

  • From German + goiter, from the stereotype that Germans drink a lot of beer, and from the similarity of a protruding stomach to a protruding goiter.
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Brothers Gribble, Berger, Wolf, Shadwill and the writer are still nursing their “beer muscles.” I mean German goitres.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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