[ US /ˈfæt/ ]
[ UK /fˈæt/ ]
  1. having a relatively large diameter
    a fat rope
  2. containing or composed of fat
    fatty food
    fat tissue
  3. marked by great fruitfulness
    rich soil
    fertile farmland
    a productive vineyard
    a fat land
  4. lucrative
    a nice fat job
    a juicy contract
  5. having an (over)abundance of flesh
    he hadn't remembered how fat she was
  1. a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold
  2. excess bodily weight
    she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others
  3. a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    pizza has too much fat
  1. make fat or plump
    We will plump out that poor starving child
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How To Use fat In A Sentence

  • 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 hat, I think the style was called fedora, had a dark band and a dint in the top, which my father would sometimes correct with a chopping action of his right hand.
  • In Bermuda, Sam's father took him on an excursion to a coral barrier.
  • The battery-operated doll comes complete with walkie-talkie and a wardrobe choice of military fatigues or bolero jacket and gold trousers.
  • My stepfather was strict and didn't let us have friends in the house; he physically abused me but not sexually.
  • As a postscript to the story, my great grandfather died a few weeks after this conversation, proving, as his wife pointed out to her daughter, that she had been correct in her surmise.
  • These deals are large and complex, requiring a lot more than just a "consigliere" -- a term always used with "The Godfather" playing in the background -- sitting in a dark room plotting with a CEO. Robert Teitelman: Svengalis, Bankers and the Role of Intermediaries
  • This puts a lot of stress on our eyes which can suffer from blurriness, fatigue etc. Glasses Lot | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • I have a lot of my father in me and I am as stubborn as a mule. Times, Sunday Times
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