Thesaurus / fatted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


But now when this son of yours comes, who has wasted your money with wicked women, you kill the fatted calf for him!'

The Children's BibleHenry A. Sherman

By advice of Enright that prodigal's took to cover over in Red Dog ontil we've made shore about the fatted calf.

Faro Nell and Her FriendsAlfred Henry Lewis

I'm not asking you to take him back and kill the fatted calf for him.

For the first twelve months Ibsen enjoyed the pleasures of the prodigal returned, and fed with gusto on the fatted calf.

Henrik IbsenEdmund Gosse

They, the fatted proteges of the laws of chance, were undone.

Smoke BellewJack London

But as soon as this thy son is come, who hath devoured his substance with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

I am the prodigal son whose brother ate the fatted calf before I returned home.

The Carpet from BagdadHarold MacGrath

He is supposed to have come back to the fold of the ‘serious’ writers, and so the fatted calf has been slain for him.

A barn-door fowl is preferable to any other, only that it cannot be fatted in so short a time.

So the patient Ulysses took the priceless krater, and Ajax the fatted ox.