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Adjective: fat (fatter,fattest)  fat
  1. Having an (over)abundance of flesh
    "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
  2. Containing or composed of fat
    "fat tissue";
    - fatty
  3. Having a relatively large diameter
    "a fat rope"
  4. [informal] Lucrative
    "a nice fat job";
    - juicy [informal]
  5. (of land or soil) capable of growing abundant crops or plants
    "a fat land";
    - fertile, productive, rich
Noun: fat  fat
  1. A soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    "pizza has too much fat"
  2. A kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    "fat protected them from the severe cold";
    - adipose tissue, fatty tissue
  3. Excess bodily weight
    "she disliked fat in herself as well as in others";
    - fatness, blubber, avoirdupois
Verb: fat (fatted,fatting)  fat
Usage: archaic
  1. Make fat or plump
    - fatten, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up

Sounds like: farcy, Farsit, pha

Derived forms: fats, fatted, fatting, fattest, fatter

See also: abdominous [archaic], adipose, blubbery, body weight, buttery, buxom, chubby, corpulent, double-chinned, dumpy, embonpoint, endomorphic, fattish, fleshy, fruitful, greasy, gross, heavy, heavyset, jowly, lardy [informal], loose-jowled, obese, oily, oleaginous, overweight, paunchy, plump, plumpish, podgy [Brit, informal], porcine, porky [informal], portly, potbellied, profitable, pudgy [informal], pyknic, roly-poly [informal], rotund, rounded, sebaceous, stout, suety, superfatted, thick, thickset, tubby, weighty, zaftig [N. Amer, informal], zoftig [N. Amer, informal]

Type of: alter, animal tissue, bodily property, change, lipid, lipide, lipoid, modify

Antonym: lean

Part of: adipose cell, fat cell

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