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aunty arms

arms of an overweight woman having flabby triceps. Compare bingo wings, good-bye muscle, piano arm, reverse biceps, ta-ta flaps, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.

Contributor's comments: Have heard these "aunty arms" refered to as "bingo wings" for the action that goes along with saying BINGO.

Contributor's comments: Haven't heard of this term, but have heard the term 'Reverse biceps' used for same meaning.

Contributor's comments: My Pilates teacher in Sydney (who is from the NSW Central Coast) uses the term aunty arms, when she wants us to to the exercise for our triceps. I had never heard it before this year.

Contributor's comments: I've heard this as Bingo Wings, from a Queenslander.

Contributor's comments: This meaning is also used for the expression "Ta ta flaps", as the time aunty arms is most obvious is when waving goodbye. I heard this in Casino, NSW.

Contributor's comments: I've also heard aunty arms being called bingo arms...as in, when old women play bingo and wave their hands in the air and let those flabby triceps fly!

Contributor's comments: 'aunty arms' very apt description. In NZ I have heard them called 'Chicken wings'. Has anyone heard this in Oz?
bingo wings

arms of an overweight woman having flabby triceps. Compare aunty arms, good-bye muscle, piano arm, reverse biceps, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain. Also, bingo arms.
Contributor's comments: Have heard these "aunty arms" refered to as "bingo wings" for the action that goes along with saying BINGO.

Contributor's comments: I've heard this as Bingo Wings, from a Queenslander.

Contributor's comments: I've also heard aunty arms being called bingo arms...as in, when old women play bingo and wave their hands in the air and let those flabby triceps fly!
bye nows

similar meaning to the phrase 'tuckshop arm' Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, piano arm, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.

Contributor's comments: Also know as 'Bye Now's' as in the under arm skin wobbles as you are saying bye now. Found in Sydney.
good-bye muscle

similar meaning to the phrase 'tuckshop arm': As she said waved farewell her good-bye muscle continued with its own momentum. Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, piano arm, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.

Contributor's comments: Also know as 'Bye Now's' as in the under arm skin wobbles as you are saying bye now. Found in Sydney.
piano arm

the flabby tricep area of an overweight woman. Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, good-bye muscle, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.
reverse biceps

flabby down-hanging triceps. Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, good-bye muscle, piano arm, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.
Contributor's comments: Haven't heard of this term, but have heard the term 'Reverse biceps' used for same meaning.
ta-ta flaps

flabby down-hanging triceps. This meaning is also used for the expression "Ta ta flaps", as the time aunty arms is most obvious is when waving goodbye. I heard this in Casino, NSW. Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, good-bye muscle, piano arm, reverse biceps, tuckshop arm, widow's curtain.
tuckshop arm

the flabby tricep area of an overweight woman (most of the mothers that ran the tuckshop had this affliction) often swing when waving goodbye!: My God, check out the tuckshop arm on that woman. Compare aunty arms, bingo wings, good-bye muscle, piano arm, widow's curtain.

Contributor's comments: Known in the southern states as "widow's curtains".

Contributor's comments: I have heard the term "piano arms" used for the same phenomenon in the Sydney area.

Contributor's comments: Oh, how funny. What is it with women in tuckshops and their flabby arms? We used this in Adelaide in the mid-80s. We also called them 'nana arms', but that may have been in honour of my own nana.

Contributor's comments: Also CWA arms. Going to the Royal Melbourne Show our family would always look in at the Country Women's Association tent for Devonshire tea. We'd always have a giggle at the rows of women kneading scone dough with powerful arms.

Contributor's comments: I have heard of "tuckshop lady arms" in Melbourne.

Contributor's comments: I heard the expression 'arms like a dinner lady' in the ABC TV show 'Nice Guy Eddie' on Monday night 10 December 2002. A dinner lady is probably the British equivalent of Australia's tuckshop lady. Maybe there is a connection?

Contributor's comments: I have heard the expression "Aunties Arms", and since I have vivid recollections of an oversized relative, I understood the expression immediately I heard it.

Contributor's comments: Have definately heard this in Sydney. We also call it having the second wave, because when you wave your arms around the flabby bits create a "second wave".
widow's curtain

the flabby tricep area of an overweight woman. Compare aunty arms, good-bye muscle, piano arm, tuckshop arm.

Contributor's comments: I have heard this called "Aunty Arms".