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I came across this phrase in reading a few weeks ago, and can't for the life of me find the note I made on it.

It refers to plumpness in a positive sense, reaching a comfortable state of gained weight that you only find after a while in a really good, sweet relationship.

Hope someone else knows what I'm talking about!

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Perhaps you're looking for 幸せ太り (pronounced as しあわせとり due to rendaku).

This word is not particularly positive nor negative/derogatory. Gaining weight itself is not a desirable thing, but some people may see it as an enviable evidence of happiness.

  • Yes, thanks! Does the しあわせ not give it a positive connotation? – araihada Aug 28 '17 at 3:54
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    @araihada Yes, but 太る is usually negative. The final connotation depends on how you use the word. – naruto Aug 28 '17 at 3:57

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