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fat British & World English

A natural oily substance occurring in animal bodies, especially when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs

fat English Thesaurus

a fat man walked in

fat cat British & World English

A wealthy and powerful person, especially a business person or politician

fat hen British & World English

A herbaceous plant with mealy edible leaves, often considered to be a weed

fat tax British & World English

A proposed tax on foods or drinks judged to be unhealthy and whose consumption is believed to be linked to rising obesity levels

non-fat British & World English

(Of food) containing little or no fat

baby fat British & World English

Fat on the body of a baby or child that disappears as it grows up

back fat British & World English

Fat on the back of a meat-producing animal

brown fat British & World English

A dark-coloured adipose tissue with many blood vessels, involved in the rapid production of heat in hibernating animals and human babies

fat body British & World English

Each of a number of small white structures in the body of an animal, especially an insect, which act as a store of fats and glycogen

fat camp British & World English

A residential course for overweight children, promoting exercise and healthy eating to facilitate weight loss

fat city British & World English

A condition of great prosperity or good fortune

fat farm British & World English

A health farm for people who are overweight

fat-free British & World English

(Of a food) not containing animal or vegetable fats

green fat British & World English

The green gelatinous part of a turtle, highly regarded by gourmets

leaf fat British & World English

Dense fat occurring in layers around the kidneys of some animals, especially pigs

puppy fat British & World English

Fat on the body of a baby or child which disappears around adolescence

trans fat British & World English

Another term for trans-fatty acid.

fat burner British & World English

An over-the-counter drug that claims to burn calories by increasing the rate of the body’s metabolism

fat finger British & World English

Used to refer to clumsy or inaccurate typing, typically resulting from one finger striking two keys at the same time

fat dormouse British & World English

A squirrel-like burrowing dormouse found in Europe and Asia Minor, sometimes farmed or hunted for food

chew the fat British & World English

Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way

the fat is in the fire British & World English

Something has happened that will inevitably cause trouble

live off the fat of the land British & World English

Have the best of everything

fatback British & World English

Fat from the upper part of a side of pork, especially when dried and salted in strips

fathead British & World English

A stupid person

it isn't over till the fat lady sings British & World English

Used to convey that there is still time for a situation to change

chew the fat in chew British & World English

Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way

fat dormouse in dormouse British & World English

An agile mouse-like rodent with a hairy or bushy tail, found in Africa and Eurasia. Some kinds are noted for spending long periods in hibernation

chew the fat or rag in chew British & World English

Chat in a leisurely and prolonged way

the fat is in the fire in fat British & World English

Something has happened that will inevitably cause trouble

chew the fat/rag in chew English Thesaurus

he liked drinking with friends and chewing the fat

it isn't over till the fat lady sings in lady British & World English

Used to convey that there is still time for a situation to change


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