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Definition of a chawner

chawner

noun

  • an obese, long-term welfare recipient.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2010. Submitted by Lord Pleco from Canberra ACT, Australia on Aug 16 2010.

  • originally an obese, long-term welfare recipient but now more commonly applied to any very obese person. Male or female, often with connotations of stupidity, laziness, poor personal hygiene.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Nov 17 2010.

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  • Named after a British family who earned notoriety due to their condition.
                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "Family who are 'too fat to work' say 22,000 pounds worth of benefits is not enough", The Telegraph, Urmee Khan, 17 Mar 2009 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 15 2010.

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