Synonyms of fat in English:

fat

adjective

  • 1 a fat man walked in
    plump, stout, overweight, heavy, large, solid, chubby, portly, rotund, flabby, paunchy, pot-bellied, beer-bellied, dumpy, meaty, broad in the beam, of ample proportions, Falstaffian; buxom; obese, corpulent, bloated, gross, gargantuan, elephantine; fleshy
    informal tubby, roly-poly, beefy, porky, blubbery, poddy, chunky, well padded, well covered, well upholstered
    British informal podgy, fubsy
    North American informal lard-assed
    Scottish literary sonsy
    [Antonyms] thin skinny
  • 2 fat bacon
    [Antonyms] lean
  • 3 those fat books you're always reading
    thick, big, chunky, substantial, extended, long
    [Antonyms] thin
  • 4 informal a fat salary
    large, substantial, considerable, sizeable; generous, handsome, ample, excellent, good, competitive
    [Antonyms] small
  • 5 informal fat chance she had of influencing Guy
    very little, not much, minimal, hardly any
    [Antonyms] good
  • noun

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  • 1 whales insulate themselves with layers of fat
    fatty tissue, fat cells, blubber, adipose tissue
  • 2 he was tall and running to fat
    [Antonyms] thinness
  • 3 fried bread in sizzling fat
    cooking oil, animal fat, vegetable fat, grease; lard, suet, butter, margarine
  • Word links

    lipoid relating to fat
    lipo- related prefix, as in liposuction, lipoprotein

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