stretch marks

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stretch marks

  1. plural of stretch mark, skin blemishes resulting from a pregnancy that women tend to be overly self-conscious about.
    • 1998 Judith C. Daniluk - Women's Sexuality Across the Life Span: Challenging Myths, Creating Meanings - Page 353
      As I write this, I am reminded of the scene from Shirley Valentine, when, to Shirley's amazement, her Greek lover kissed her stretch marks, referring to them as symbols of beauty.