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1) "Dad bod" is a male body type that is best described as "softly round." It's built upon the theory that once a man has found a mate and fathered a child, he doesn't need to worry about maintaining a sculpted physique.

If human bodies were cuts of meat, the dad bod would skew more marbled rib eye than filet mignon; or, if human bodies were sea mammals, dad bod would be more like a grazing manatee than a speedy dolphin. The dad bod is more mudslide than mountain, more soft serve than sorbet, more sad trombone than clarinet, more mashed potato than skinny fry. The dad bod is built for comfort.

2)Having a "dad bod" is a nice balance between working out and keeping a beer gut
1) Mike is totally working on that dad bod after getting his wife pregnant.

2) I miss Chris Pratt's dad bod from before he was on Guardians of the Galaxy.
by AnGrYRameN June 17, 2015
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A guy who has kids and was once in shape and still has guns that can crush beer cans but also with a belly that says I drank those beers and I can eat 6 slices of pizza in one seating.
Check out All those chicks all over Mikes dad bod at the pool.
by Hawaiian_Mike May 25, 2015
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The type of physique a man "earns" when the increasing pressures of work life, married life, and especially fatherhood no longer allow him the time or drive to maintain a hard, toned figure. As a result, what was once a sculpted, chiseled frame degresses into a soft, flabby heaping pile of I Don't Give A Shit Anymore.
Rick used to be jacked when he played football in college. Now he has a wife, three kids, and a demanding job, so he rocks the Dad Bod
by Mvpcm09 October 14, 2016
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You have a job, responsibilities, and enough money to nod in approval when someone tells you Guacamole is extra.
Would your dad bod like Guacamole?
by MrSmellyPants July 05, 2015
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A male who is usually over 30 years old that used to be jacked or in good shape. Usually has big arms and shoulders. An ex athlete or military veteran who is now an average joe blow with kids. He still lifts when he has time, but a crappy diet and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol lead to excess body fat and sometimes, a beer gut. Having kids, a mortgage, and demanding job allow for very little time or motivation to workout and diet religiously. Usually also hairy.
"Tyler used to be ripped, but his stress levels are high and his testosterone has plummeted. He's rockin the dad bod nowadays."
by armchairgeneral March 12, 2018
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A term coined and promoted by a overweight, lazy, marketing man, to release himself from the responsibility of admitting, to both the world and himself that he has let himself go.
he to have a six pack, but now he has a "dad bod".
by Tideswellman January 12, 2016
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