Definition of fattening in English:


Syllabification: fat·ten·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfatn-iNG


  • (Of a food) causing an increase in the weight of someone who eats it.
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    • The next step will be to pass out the highly fattening snack foods that everyone will claim they can't possibly eat.
    • Along with larger portions of more fattening food, Americans have become increasingly sedentary over the last couple of decades.
    • I suppose there's a kind of vicarious fantasy in watching someone else eat huge amounts of fattening foods in order to gain 30 pounds and win a contest.

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