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Synonyms of fat in English:


  • 1 a fat man walked in
    obese, morbidly obese, corpulent, bloated, gross, gargantuan, elephantine;
    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
    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
    paunch, pot belly, beer belly, beer gut
    informal flab, blubber, beef
    [Antonyms] thinness
  • 3 fried bread in sizzling fat
  • Word links

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