Definitions of fat

  1. To fatten.
  2. To fatten; cause to gain flesh.
  3. To make fat.
  4. To grow fat, plump, and fleshy.
  5. To grow fat.
  6. To become fat.
  7. To grow fat; - pr. p. fatting; pa. p. fatted.
  8. make fat or plump; " We will plump out that poor starving child"
  9. To make fat; to fatten.
  10. Abounding with fat
  11. Fleshy; characterized by fatness; plump; corpulent; not lean; as, a fat man; a fat ox.
  12. Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.
  13. Fertile; productive; as, a fat soil; a fat pasture.
  14. Rich; producing a large income; desirable; as, a fat benefice; a fat office; a fat job.
  15. Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.
  16. Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich; - said of food.
  17. Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; - said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.; as, a fat take; a fat page.
  18. Fattest.
  19. Fatting.
  20. excess bodily weight; " she found fatness disgusting in herself as well as in others"
  21. A large tub, cistern, or vessel; a vat.
  22. A measure of quantity, differing for different commodities.
  23. An oily liquid or greasy substance making up the main bulk of the adipose tissue of animals, and widely distributed in the seeds of plants. See Adipose tissue, under Adipose.
  24. The best or richest productions; the best part; as, to live on the fat of the land.
  25. A solid, oily, yellow or white substance forming part of the tissue of animals; the best or richest of anything.
  26. Fatness.
  27. An oily substance under the skin; solid animal oil; the richest part of anything.
  28. A vat. See VAT.
  29. Solid animal oil; choicest part of productions.
  30. A white greasy compound found in animal or vegetable tissues.
  31. The richest part of anything.
  32. An oily, concrete substance, deposited under the skin and in various other parts of animal bodies; the best or richest of anything; work with many blank spaces and paying well.
  33. A vat, which see.
  34. A solid oily substance of a white or yellow colour, found in animals; in Scrip., for vat.
  35. Adipose tissue ; any part of animal tissue which has its cells filled with a greasy or oily reserve material.
  36. Fatter.
  37. Fatly.
  38. having much flesh ( especially fat); " he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
  39. having a relatively large diameter; " a fat rope"
  40. lucrative; " a juicy contract"; " a nice fat job"
  41. To make fat; to fatten; to make plump and fleshy with abundant food; as, to fat fowls or sheep.
  42. Corpulent; fleshy; greasy; broad; sluggish; dull; prosperous; profitable; fertile.
  43. Plump, fleshy; fruitful; gross.
  44. Abounding in fat; plump; corpulent.
  45. To make or become fat.
  46. Having much fat; corpulent; plump.
  47. Prosperous; thriving; lucrative.
  48. Fleshy; plump; abounding in fat; gross; dull; heavy; stupid; rich; producing a large income; fertile; nourishing; abounding in spiritual grace and comfort; said of work which, as containing much open or blank space, reduces the labour of the compositor, and so pays well; broad.
  49. Stout; opposite of lean; plump; rich; fertile.
  50. Fatted.