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

Translation of fat in German:

adjective

  • 1
    fett [pejorative]
    rund (Wangen, Gesicht)
    fett (Schwein)
    grow or get fat grow fat [figurative]
    reich werden
    you won't get fat on that [figurative] [informal]
    das wird dir nicht viel einbringen
  • 2fat cattle
    Mast- od. Schlachtvieh Neutr.
  • 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 [informal] [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

transitive verb -tt-

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