fat vs slim vs thin

fat

Definitions

adjective

  1. having a relatively large diameter
  2. containing or composed of fat
  3. marked by great fruitfulness
  4. lucrative
  5. having an (over)abundance of flesh

noun

  1. a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
  2. excess bodily weight
  3. a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

verb

  1. make fat or plump

Examples

The Fat Controller and I were back inside the bolt when it arrived from the bonded warehouse at Felixstowe.

He watched them disappear from his view, his father still waddling along with that bloody basket.

The battery-operated doll comes complete with walkie-talkie and a wardrobe choice of military fatigues or bolero jacket and gold trousers.

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slim

Definitions

adjective

  1. being of delicate or slender build
  2. small in quantity

verb

  1. take off weight

Examples

We the Muslims unequivocally condemn abuse of the phrase Allahu Akbar and call on the imams and the scholars to recondition appropriate use of the phrase.

She was a slim blonde girl in her twenties who might have stepped out of a fashion advertisement in a women's magazine.

Now the word "prayer" to non-Muslim readers will evoke an image of people perhaps silently clasping their hands together, leaning forward in a pew, and either silently, to themselves, or in a quiet tone, speaking heartfeltly to God.

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