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  • adj.overweight
  • adj.containing an oily substance
  • adj.productive, rich
  • nounoverweight, adipose tissue

synonyms for fat

  • big
  • bulging
  • bulky
  • chunky
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • inflated
  • large
  • meaty
  • obese
  • plump
  • well-fed
  • blimp
  • bovine
  • broad
  • bull
  • butterball
  • distended
  • gross
  • husky
  • lard
  • roly-poly
  • solid
  • stout
  • swollen
  • beefy
  • brawny
  • burly
  • corpulent
  • dumpy
  • elephantine
  • fleshy
  • gargantuan
  • heavyset
  • jelly-belly
  • oversize
  • paunchy
  • plumpish
  • ponderous
  • porcine
  • portly
  • potbellied
  • pudgy
  • rotund
  • thickset
  • weighty
  • whalelike
See also synonyms for: fatlike / fats

antonyms for fat

MOST RELEVANT
  • skinny
  • slight
  • thin
  • lean
  • slender
  • slim
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    How to use fat in a sentence

    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    He wished her mother had not been quite such an appalling person, fat and painted.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
    It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    He controlled himself betimes, bethinking him that, after all, there might be some reason in what this fat fellow said.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    And as the fat taken away from the flesh, so was David chosen from among the children of Israel.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    You have waxed fat and sleek in your seneschalship; this easy life in Dauphiny appears to have been well suited to your health.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    To this the fat boy, considerably terrified, briefly responded, “Missis.”
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    The fat boy almost laughed again when he heard this suggestion.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    “Master and Mr. Pickwick is a going to dine here at five,” replied the fat boy.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
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    WORDS RELATED TO FAT

    • bulk
    • bulkiness
    • fat
    • fatness
    • heft
    • heftiness
    • hugeness
    • ponderosity
    • ponderousness
    • weight
    • weightiness
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