Definitions for fat

Definitions for (noun) fat

Main entry: avoirdupois, fat, fatness, blubber

Definition: excess bodily weight

Usage: she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

Main entry: adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue

Definition: a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs

Usage: fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

Main entry: fat

Definition: a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

Usage: pizza has too much fat

Definitions for (verb) fat

Main entry: plump, plump out, fill out, flesh out, fat, fatten, fatten out, fatten up

Definition: make fat or plump

Usage: We will plump out that poor starving child

Definitions for (adj) fat

Main entry: fat

Definition: having an (over)abundance of flesh

Usage: he hadn't remembered how fat she was

Main entry: fat, fatty

Definition: containing or composed of fat

Usage: fatty food; fat tissue

Main entry: fertile, fat, rich, productive

Definition: marked by great fruitfulness

Usage: fertile farmland; a fat land; a productive vineyard; rich soil

Main entry: fat, juicy

Definition: lucrative

Usage: a juicy contract; a nice fat job

Main entry: fat

Definition: having a relatively large diameter

Usage: a fat rope

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