[ US /ˈfæt/ ]
[ UK /fˈæt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  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
NOUN
  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
VERB
  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.
  • I still see Mr. Berman's portable shtender in the shul and I have to smile because I immediately see his warm gentle smile and think about how fortunate I was to have met your father.
  • There were gobs of fat and sinewy bits throughout the whole rib cut - it was soooo wrong.
  • The theory I do not accept: one simply folds his sails, unships his rudder, and waits the will of Providence, or the arrival of some compelling fate. Saunterings
  • The film also stars Jared Leto as Alexander's special boyhood chum, Rosario Dawson as his sex-starved wife, Angelina Jolie as his nagging mother and Val Kilmer as his abusive father.
  • None of the fathers' job descriptions given on the birth certificate referred to work at a nuclear establishment.
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