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fat
British English: /fat/
American English: /fæt/

Translation of fat in German:

adjective

  • 1
    fett [derogatory]
    rund (Wangen, Gesicht)
    fett (Schwein)
    grow or get fat grow fat
    [figurative]
    reich werden
    you won't get fat on that [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    das wird dir nicht viel einbringen
  • 2fat cattle
    Mast- od. Schlachtvieh, das
  • 3
    (containing much fat) fett (Essen, Fleisch, Brühe)
  • 4 [figurative]
    dick (Bündel, Buch, Brieftasche, Zigarre)
    umfangreich (Filmrolle, Band)
    üppig
    fett (Gewinn, Gehalt, Bankkonto, Scheck)
  • 5 [colloquial] [ironic]fat lot of good ˈyou are
    du bist mir 'ne schöne Hilfe [ironic]
    a fat lot [of good it would do me] fat lot he knows
    was der nicht alles weiß [ironic]
    a fat chance
    herzlich wenig Aussicht
    fat chance ˈhe's got
    da hat er ja Mordschancen [ironic]

noun

  • Fett, das
    low in fat
    fettarm (Nahrungsmittel)
    put on fat lose fat the fat is in the fire
    [figurative]
    der Teufel ist los [colloquial]
    live off or on the fat of the land
    [figurative]
    wie die Made im Speck leben [colloquial] chew 1

transitive verb -tt-

  • herausfüttern
    fatted cattle
    Schlacht- od. Mastvieh, das
    kill the fatted calf [for somebody]
    [jemandem] ein Festessen zum Empfang geben

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