Kummerspeck

Intercultural Word of the Week - Kummerspeck

This German expression means the wright we gain from emotional eating. Kumerpeck consists of two words, kummer meaning sorrow or anxiety and speck, meaning bacon or fat. Babyspeck means baby fat, winterspeck means winter fat, Kummerspeck however is most often translated to mean grief bacon. An example os its use can be seen in this newspaper headline;

Kummerspeck nach Ehe-Aus: Heidi Klum hat zugenommen (‘Sorrow Fat following marriage breakup: Heidi Klum has put on weight’) Hamburger Abendblatt

or in this sentiment;

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