Synonyms for fat

Synonyms for (noun) fat

Synonyms: avoirdupois, fat, fatness, blubber

Definition: excess bodily weight

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

Similar words: bodily property

Definition: an attribute of the body


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: animal tissue

Definition: the tissue in the bodies of animals


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: lipid, lipide, lipoid

Definition: an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)

Synonyms for (verb) fat

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms for (adjective) fat

Synonyms: fat

Definition: having an (over)abundance of flesh

Usage: he hadn't remembered how fat she was

Similar words: potbellied, paunchy, abdominous

Definition: having a large belly


Similar words: blubbery

Definition: swollen with fat

Usage: blubber cheeks; blubber lips; a coarse blubbery individual


Similar words: chubby, embonpoint, plump

Definition: sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure

Usage: a chubby child; pleasingly plump;


Similar words: buxom, zaftig, zoftig

Definition: (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous

Usage: a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular- Robt.A.Hamilton;


Similar words: weighty, rotund, corpulent, obese

Definition: excessively fat

Usage: a weighty man


Similar words: jowly, loose-jowled, double-chinned

Definition: having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw


Similar words: dumpy, podgy, pudgy, roly-poly, tubby

Definition: short and plump


Similar words: fattish

Definition: somewhat fat


Similar words: fleshy, overweight, heavy

Definition: usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it


Similar words: gross, porcine

Definition: repellently fat

Usage: a bald porcine old man


Similar words: portly, stout

Definition: euphemisms for `fat'

Usage: men are portly and women are stout


Synonyms: fat, fatty

Definition: containing or composed of fat

Usage: fatty food; fat tissue

Similar words: adipose

Definition: composed of animal fat

Usage: adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat


Similar words: buttery

Definition: resembling or containing or spread with butter

Usage: a rich buttery cake


Similar words: greasy, sebaceous, oily, oleaginous

Definition: containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

Usage: greasy hamburgers; oily fried potatoes; oleaginous seeds


Similar words: suety

Definition: like or full of suet

Usage: suety lamb chops


Similar words: superfatted

Definition: (of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat

Usage: superfatted toilet soaps


Synonyms: fertile, fat, rich, productive

Definition: marked by great fruitfulness

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

Similar words: fruitful

Definition: productive or conducive to producing in abundance

Usage: be fruitful and multiply


Synonyms: fat, juicy

Definition: lucrative

Usage: a juicy contract; a nice fat job

Similar words: profitable

Definition: yielding material gain or profit

Usage: profitable speculation on the stock market


Synonyms: fat

Definition: having a relatively large diameter

Usage: a fat rope

Similar words: thick

Definition: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions

Usage: an inch thick; a thick board; a thick sandwich; spread a thick layer of butter; thick coating of dust; thick warm blankets