- spare tire (North America)
Audio (AU) (file)
- An extra tyre carried in case one of the vehicle's tyres is damaged or deflated.
- Synonym: spare wheel
- (idiomatic) A large paunch and rolls of fat around the waist.
- Spare tyre is generally a misnomer, as almost all vehicles actually carry an entire wheel with a tyre mounted on it as a spare.
fat around midsection