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fat

fat

 
 
pronunciation:
faet
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
fat chance
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a white or yellow oily substance found in some parts of animals or plants. Fat is made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
Foods with fat, like bacon, often taste good but are not very healthy.Butter and lard are fats.
similar words:
grease
definition 2: animal or plant tissue that contains such a substance.
She complains about having fat around her middle.
synonyms:
flesh, meat
similar words:
blubber, butterfat, grease, lard, tallow
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: fatter, fattest
definition 1: having a lot of extra flesh that is not muscle; plump; overweight.
That cat is so fat that he can hardly jump.
synonyms:
fleshy, heavy, obese, overweight
antonyms:
lean, skinny, slim, thin, trim
similar words:
chubby, gross, plump, pudgy, stout
definition 2: thick.
How many pages does that fat book have?
synonyms:
thick
antonyms:
slender, thin
similar words:
ample, big, heavy
phrase: fat chance
derivation: fatness (n.)
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