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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fat(noun)

    a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

    "pizza has too much fat"

    Synonyms:
    fatness, avoirdupois, fatty tissue, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    anorectic, scraggy, underweight, spindly, wasp-waisted, bony, slim, slim-waisted, anorexic, svelte, shrunken, gangling, unfruitful, twiglike, skinny, haggard, withered, slender-waisted, scarecrowish, wiry, lanky, skeletal, slender, unprofitable, spindle-shanked, twiggy, reedy, wasted, deep-eyed, slight, shrivelled, lean, emaciated, spindle-legged, wizen, rawboned, gaunt, wispy, cadaverous, reedlike, scrawny, wisplike, spare, thin, weedy, pinched, boney, shriveled, lank, hollow-eyed, stringy, trim, wizened, gangly, sunken-eyed

  2. adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue(noun)

    a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs

    "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"

    Synonyms:
    avoirdupois, fatness, fat, fatty tissue, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    wizened, spare, deep-eyed, twiglike, slender-waisted, gangling, pinched, reedy, spindle-legged, unfruitful, slender, anorexic, spindly, haggard, boney, wizen, slim, scrawny, skeletal, trim, wisplike, lean, shriveled, emaciated, spindle-shanked, wasp-waisted, gaunt, shrunken, slim-waisted, lanky, cadaverous, gangly, svelte, reedlike, underweight, scraggy, unprofitable, thin, lank, scarecrowish, rawboned, sunken-eyed, withered, hollow-eyed, weedy, anorectic, slight, wiry, wispy, skinny, wasted, twiggy, stringy, shrivelled, bony

  3. fatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupois(adj)

    excess bodily weight

    "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"

    Synonyms:
    avoirdupois, fatness, fatty tissue, fat, avoirdupois weight, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    skeletal, wispy, spare, wasted, wisplike, scarecrowish, thin, lean, wizened, twiggy, gaunt, spindly, deep-eyed, scrawny, lank, unfruitful, twiglike, stringy, spindle-legged, wiry, slight, reedy, trim, shrunken, slender, wasp-waisted, gangly, shriveled, rawboned, bony, scraggy, reedlike, unprofitable, weedy, hollow-eyed, lanky, shrivelled, withered, skinny, emaciated, gangling, anorexic, slender-waisted, wizen, haggard, boney, spindle-shanked, slim-waisted, svelte, slim, pinched, sunken-eyed, cadaverous, anorectic, underweight

  4. fat(adj)

    having an (over)abundance of flesh

    "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    spindly, reedlike, gangling, scraggy, boney, withered, thin, scarecrowish, wispy, twiglike, unprofitable, wisplike, shriveled, gaunt, unfruitful, slender-waisted, haggard, deep-eyed, bony, spindle-legged, slender, pinched, wizened, skeletal, gangly, spindle-shanked, underweight, lanky, hollow-eyed, lank, sunken-eyed, slim, wasted, slight, spare, shrunken, twiggy, scrawny, lean, anorexic, rawboned, anorectic, wizen, trim, weedy, cadaverous, wasp-waisted, stringy, svelte, reedy, shrivelled, emaciated, wiry, skinny, slim-waisted

  5. fat(adj)

    having a relatively large diameter

    "a fat rope"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    lank, spindle-legged, wizened, stringy, skinny, weedy, reedy, skeletal, emaciated, shriveled, spindly, gaunt, scrawny, thin, wisplike, unfruitful, wizen, deep-eyed, withered, haggard, unprofitable, wiry, gangly, cadaverous, trim, wispy, slim-waisted, twiglike, scraggy, pinched, lean, anorexic, hollow-eyed, shrivelled, spindle-shanked, sunken-eyed, spare, gangling, scarecrowish, twiggy, underweight, reedlike, slender, shrunken, boney, svelte, lanky, wasp-waisted, rawboned, slight, wasted, bony, slender-waisted, slim, anorectic

  6. fatty, fat(adj)

    containing or composed of fat

    "fatty food"; "fat tissue"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, fat, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    gangling, wasted, scrawny, spare, slim-waisted, wispy, shrivelled, spindly, spindle-shanked, gangly, skinny, withered, cadaverous, wiry, thin, boney, underweight, lanky, twiglike, reedy, slim, scraggy, slender-waisted, sunken-eyed, gaunt, emaciated, stringy, unprofitable, shriveled, reedlike, shrunken, trim, weedy, scarecrowish, wasp-waisted, wizened, slender, lean, anorectic, rawboned, skeletal, hollow-eyed, spindle-legged, anorexic, twiggy, deep-eyed, bony, lank, unfruitful, svelte, pinched, haggard, slight, wisplike, wizen

  7. fat, juicy(adj)

    lucrative

    "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job"

    Synonyms:
    red-hot, fat, fatty, voluptuous, gamy, juicy, fertile, blue, racy, risque, luscious, naughty, gamey, productive, rich, spicy, toothsome

    Antonyms:
    spindle-legged, wasted, cadaverous, gangly, wispy, scraggy, slender-waisted, deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, anorectic, slim, weedy, scarecrowish, haggard, wiry, spindly, unfruitful, withered, bony, reedlike, reedy, lank, slight, wisplike, shrivelled, gangling, skinny, anorexic, twiglike, scrawny, emaciated, gaunt, twiggy, lean, shriveled, boney, lanky, rawboned, spindle-shanked, svelte, slender, thin, wizen, unprofitable, wasp-waisted, underweight, spare, skeletal, slim-waisted, wizened, trim, stringy, shrunken, pinched, sunken-eyed

  8. fat, fertile, productive, rich(verb)

    marked by great fruitfulness

    "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"

    Synonyms:
    fat, fecund, fatty, generative, robust, full-bodied, juicy, copious, fertile, deep, plentiful, racy, productive, ample, rich, prolific, plenteous

    Antonyms:
    reedlike, wizen, spindle-legged, underweight, slight, spindly, twiglike, slender, scarecrowish, rawboned, thin, slim, unfruitful, hollow-eyed, trim, skeletal, emaciated, wasp-waisted, reedy, boney, wispy, slender-waisted, scrawny, shrunken, pinched, scraggy, gangling, sunken-eyed, gangly, anorectic, haggard, anorexic, slim-waisted, lanky, weedy, cadaverous, unprofitable, wiry, wizened, lean, stringy, shriveled, shrivelled, withered, spare, spindle-shanked, lank, skinny, twiggy, bony, wasted, gaunt, svelte, wisplike, deep-eyed

  9. fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up(verb)

    make fat or plump

    "We will plump out that poor starving child"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, round out, plank, fill in, fat, expound, lucubrate, fatten, plump down, exposit, plop, go, make out, plunk, fill out, plump, eke out, fatten up, plummet, plunk down, expatiate, plonk, expand, fatten out, complete, flesh out, dilate, plump out, enlarge, pad, flump, round

    Antonyms:
    gaunt, stringy, gangly, wisplike, twiglike, withered, slender, deep-eyed, slim, trim, reedy, anorectic, gangling, reedlike, slight, weedy, unprofitable, hollow-eyed, pinched, twiggy, lank, shrunken, spindly, skinny, scarecrowish, spindle-shanked, slim-waisted, wizen, thin, scrawny, sunken-eyed, wasted, rawboned, unfruitful, cadaverous, wasp-waisted, boney, haggard, emaciated, shriveled, scraggy, wiry, underweight, bony, anorexic, wispy, spare, svelte, lean, skeletal, lanky, slender-waisted, shrivelled, spindle-legged, wizened

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    oleaginous, unctuous, adipose, oily, greasy, fatty

  2. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plump, fleshy, corpulent, obese, portly, pursy, not lean, not slender

  3. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    coarse, heavy, dull, sluggish, stupid, fat-witted

  4. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rich, profitable, lucrative

  5. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fertile, fruitful, productive, not barren


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