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adjective as in containing an oily substance

adjective as in productive, rich

noun as in adipose tissue

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Example Sentences

In place of “tomato-soup mystery cake” was “reduced-fat chocolate mousse cake.”

That means you may feel sluggish after eating it, as fats tend to sit heavier in the stomach and digest slower than carbs and protein.

As Rachel lets her mother’s messages go unanswered, she craves forbidden food, the kind with salt and fat and sugar.

Big, fat fluffy flakes that fall from the sky and pile up in freezing mounds.

In the wintertime, fat-tire bikes are allowed at select parks, including on ungroomed trails within Acadia National Park.

“One of the big misconceptions is that eating fat makes you fat, because it has more calories,” Asprey says.

Roll the pork over the stuffing, like a jelly roll, until the seam is facing down and the fat back is on top.

Lay the butterflied pork loin on the cutting board with the fat cap facing down.

He wasn't crazy about being fat, but he saw his body as a tool to use in the making of his career.

About our Eric Garners—too fat, too scared, too noncompliant, too many kids—there are always, as Flagg knows well, excuses.

Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.

Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.

He wished her mother had not been quite such an appalling person, fat and painted.

It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.

He controlled himself betimes, bethinking him that, after all, there might be some reason in what this fat fellow said.


On this page you'll find 142 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fat, such as: big, bulging, bulky, chunky, heavy, and hefty.

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