fat

phonetic symbol: / fǽt / 

fat - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ excess bodily weight
e.g.)
・she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others
avoirdupois , blubber , fatness

[ noun ]
■ a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy
■ it also cushions and insulates vital organs
e.g.)
・fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold
adipose tissue , fatty tissue

[ noun ]
■ a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
e.g.)
・pizza has too much fat

[ verb ]
■ make fat or plump
fatten , fatten out , fatten up , fill out , flesh out , plump , plump out

[ adjective ]
■ having an (over)abundance of flesh
e.g.)
・he hadn't remembered how fat she was

[ adjective ]
■ containing or composed of fat
e.g.)
・fatty food
・fat tissue
fatty

[ adjective satellite ]
■ marked by great fruitfulness
e.g.)
・a fat land
fertile , productive , rich

[ adjective satellite ]
■ lucrative
e.g.)
・a nice fat job
juicy

[ adjective satellite ]
■ having a relatively large diameter
e.g.)
・a fat rope

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