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midriff - Word of the Day - Mon Dec 4, 2023


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midriff - (noun) - the middle part of the torso, between the abdomen and the chest

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Guys that have visable abs tend to like showing their midfriffs.

 

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6 hours ago, drpaladin said:

It shouldn't be confused with mid riffs.

The guitarist was interrupted mid riffs by a bottle to his head.

I think I was at that show!

When I think of midriffs, I am reminded of the half-shirts we used to wear back in the 70s-80s for sports.

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Noah Hathaway or Boxy from the original Battlestar Galactica(78) or Atreyu from Neverending Story(84) rocking a half-shirt and showing off his midriff. I never missed an episode!

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This is a very old term in English, first showing up before 1000 AD.  When it was first used, however, it was spelled midhrif, where hrif meant belly. 

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