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Adjective
Having an excess of body fat
“The hamster, named Honey, had grown so fat that she could hardly squeeze through the cardboard tubes.”
Adjective
Containing much fat
“Use thin-cut smoked streaky bacon as fat as you can get them.”
Adjective
Having goods, property, or money in abundance
“They are set to make a fat profit.”
Adjective
Large in bulk or circumference
“You need a fat wallet and the right connections to be invited to the event.”
Adjective
Considerable in amount
“He received a fat pay rise and was smiling all the way home.”
Adjective
Used ironically to express the belief that something is unlikely or does not exist
“There is a fat chance of us accepting these assumptions without question.”
Adjective
Containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
“The lake is so fat with trout that you could almost catch them with your bare hands.”
Noun
The presence of excess fat in a person or animal
“Losing just a few pounds of excess fat will go a long way towards improving your health.”
Noun
A fatty substance made from animal or plant products, used in cooking
“I took no sugar, no butter and no other cooking fat of any sort, because to get these rare commodities I would have had to ask Stewart to give me some.”
Noun
Having been carefully selected as being the best of a class
“Makers of fine wine will pay very high prices for grapes that are the fat of the harvest.”
Noun
A natural oily substance occurring in animal bodies
“Thick layers of fat help crabeater seals stay warm during the frigid waters.”
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