HyperDic: fat

English > 9 senses of the word fat:
NOUNsubstancefata soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
bodyfat, adipose tissue, fatty tissuea kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
attributefat, fatness, blubber, avoirdupoisexcess bodily weight
ADJECTIVEallfathaving an (over)abundance of flesh
allfathaving a relatively large diameter
allfat, fattycontaining or composed of fat / fat
allfat, juicylucrative
allfat, fertile, productive, richmarked by great fruitfulness
VERBconsumptionfat, fatten, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten upmake fat or plump
fat > pronunciation
Soundsfae't
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > fat: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving an (over)abundance of flesh.
Example"he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
Attribute ofbody weightThe weight of a person's body
Narrowerabdominous, paunchy, potbelliedHaving a large belly
blubberySwollen with fat
buxom, zaftig, zoftig(of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous
chubby, embonpoint, plumpsufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure
corpulent, obese, weighty, rotundexcessively fat
double-chinned, jowly, loose-jowledHaving sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw
dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby, roly-polyshort and plump
fattishSomewhat fat
fleshy, heavy, overweightusually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
gross, porcinerepellently fat
portly, stouteuphemisms for 'fat'
See alsoendomorphic, pyknicHaving a squat and fleshy build / build
roundedcurving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
thicknot thin
Oppositethin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcarnoso
Catalancarnós
Nounsfatness, fatexcess bodily weight
English > fat: 9 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a relatively large diameter.
Example"a fat rope"
Broaderthicknot thin
Spanishgrueso
English > fat: 9 senses > adjective 3
MeaningContaining or composed of fat / fat.
Examples
  • "fatty food"
  • "fat tissue"
Synonymfatty
NarroweradiposeComposed of animal fat
butteryresembling or containing or spread with butter
greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginousContaining an unusual amount of grease or oil
suetylike or full of suet
superfatted(of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat / fat
Oppositenonfat, fat-free, fatlessWithout fat / fat or fat / fat solids
Spanishgordo, grasienta, graso, grasosa, grasoso, obeso
Catalangras
Nounsfata kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
fata soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
English > fat: 9 senses > adjective 4
Meaninglucrative.
Example "a nice fat job"
Synonymjuicy
BroaderprofitableYielding material gain or profit
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishganancioso, sustancioso
English > fat: 9 senses > adjective 5
Meaningmarked by great fruitfulness.
Example "a fat land"
Synonymsfertile, productive, rich
BroaderfruitfulProductive or conducive to producing in abundance
Spanishfértil, productivo, rico
English > fat: 9 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides).
Example"pizza has too much fat"
Partsglyceride, acylglycerolAn ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils
Narroweranimal fatAny fat obtained from animals
cocoa butterA yellow-white fat from cocoa beans
edible fatoily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
leaf fat, leaf lardfat lining the abdomen and kidneys in hogs which is used to make lard
myelin, myeline, medullaA white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers
polyunsaturated fatA class of fats having long carbon chains with many double bonds unsaturated with hydrogen atoms
Broaderlipid, lipide, lipoidAn oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
Substance offat cell, adipose cellcells composed of fat
Substancestriglycerideglyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues
Spanishgrasa
Catalangreix
Adjectivesfatcontaining or composed of fat / fat
stearicof or relating to or composed of fat / fat
English > fat: 9 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs.
Example"fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
Synonymsadipose tissue, fatty tissue
NarroweratheromaA fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery
belly, paunchA protruding abdomen
cellulitelumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.
flabLoose or flaccid body fat
mons, mons veneris, mons pubisA mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
puppy fatfat on the body of a baby or child
spare tire, love handleexcess fat around the waistline
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishtejido adiposo
Catalanteixit adipós
Adjectivesfatty, fatcontaining or composed of fat / fat
Verbsfatmake fat or plump
English > fat: 9 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningexcess bodily weight.
Example"she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
Synonymsfatness, blubber, avoirdupois
Narrowerabdominousness, paunchinessThe bodily property of a protruding belly
adiposity, adiposeness, fattinessHaving the property of containing fat
fleshiness, obesity, corpulencyMore than average fatness
greasiness, oiliness, oleaginousnessConsisting of or covered with oil
steatopygiaAn extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Oppositeleanness, thinness, sparenessThe property of having little body fat
Spanishadiposidad, corpulencia, gordura, grasa
Adjectivesfathaving an (over)abundance of flesh
Verbsfatmake fat or plump
English > fat: 9 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningmake fat or plump.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsfatten, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up
Entailsfeed, giveGive food to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcebar, engordar, sainar
Catalanencebar-se, encebar, engreixar-se, engreixar, saginar
Nounsfatexcess bodily weight
fata kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

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