fat


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Synonyms for fat

Synonyms for fat

adipose tissue

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an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

having the qualities of fat

relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite

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Synonyms for fat

a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy

having an (over)abundance of flesh

having a relatively large diameter

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containing or composed of fat

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lucrative

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marked by great fruitfulness

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References in classic literature ?
Now the fat policeman wakens definitely, and feels of his club to see that it is ready for business.
Chippy Hackee was not too fat, but he did not want to come; he stayed down below and chuckled.
Then slowly he drew forth his fat purse and threw it upon the cloth in front of him.
Then the murderer was alone with her helpless victim, the fat piglet, and I see her pounce upon the innocent creature and eat it up--"
So let us send the little fat General back to his King with our promise to assist him.
The little fat man trembled - partly with rage, partly with fear.
Also, others that had taken land gave it to the few that held on, being paid in return with corn and fat roots, and bear-skins, and fishes which the farmers got from the fishermen in exchange for corn.
Presently, they saw a little fat man sitting on a bench before the door.
From that day the Hen became fat and sleek, and never once laid another egg.
A POLITICIAN seeing a fat Turkey which he wanted for dinner, baited a hook with a grain of corn and dragged it before the fowl at the end of a long and almost invisible line.
So Mobits come back to this village, and he is very fat.
Believe ME, Anne, it took all the grace of God in my heart to keep me from just whisking up that stew-pan of boiling fat and pouring it over his head.
He had a thick ledger lying open before him, and with the fingers of his right hand inserted between the leaves, and his eyes fixed on a very fat old lady in a mob-cap--evidently the proprietress of the establishment--who was airing herself at the fire, seemed to be only waiting her directions to refer to some entries contained within its rusty clasps.
I have come," said Bukawai without preliminary, "for the three fat goats, the new sleeping mat, and the bit of copper wire as long as a tall man's arm.
Imagine to yourselves a little, fat man, much wider than he was long, round and shiny as a ball of butter, with a face beaming like an apple, a little mouth that always smiled, and a voice small and wheedling like that of a cat begging for food.