Definition of fattening in English:


Line breaks: fat¦ten|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfat(ə)nɪŋ


  • (Of a foodstuff) liable to make a person overweight.
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    • Fortunately our nice IT people made us a very fattening cake to welcome us to our new office.
    • But it is on the question of buns that he becomes most hot and cross, arguing that councillors' reliance on fattening chocolate biscuits is a potential health hazard.
    • This North African courgette salad is a healthy alternative to hummus, using far less olive oil and missing out fattening tahini paste.

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