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Fat meaning

fat - 28 dictionary results

  1. 1. lucrative; " a juicy contract"; " a nice fat job"
  2. 2. A large tub, cistern, or vessel; a vat.
  3. 3. A measure of quantity, differing for different commodities.
  4. 4. Abounding with fat
  5. 5. Fleshy; characterized by fatness; plump; corpulent; not lean; as, a fat man; a fat ox.
  6. 6. Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.
  7. 7. Fertile; productive; as, a fat soil; a fat pasture.
  8. 8. Rich; producing a large income; desirable; as, a fat benefice; a fat office; a fat job.
  9. 9. Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. The best or richest productions; the best part; as, to live on the fat of the land.
  12. 12. Work. containing much blank, or its equivalent, and, therefore, profitable to the compositor.
  13. 13. To make fat; to fatten; to make plump and fleshy with abundant food; as, to fat fowls or sheep.
  14. 14. To grow fat, plump, and fleshy.
  15. 15. Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich; - said of food.
  16. 16. 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.
  17. 17. Corpulent; fleshy; greasy; broad; sluggish; dull; prosperous; profitable; fertile.
  18. 18. A solid, oily, yellow or white substance forming part of the tissue of animals; the best or richest of anything.
  19. 19. To fatten; cause to gain flesh.
  20. 20. To become fat.
  21. 21. Fatness.
  22. 22. Fatter.
  23. 23. Fattest.
  24. 24. Fatted.
  25. 25. Fatting.
  26. 26. Abounding in fat; plump; corpulent.
  27. 27. Solid animal oil; choicest part of productions.
  28. 28. To make or become fat.

fat - examples of usage

  1. It was a fat hand. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. She's a big, fat woman, as does 'er 'air funny. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. So it is with butter fat. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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