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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"

    fatness, avoirdupois, fatty tissue, blubber, adipose tissue

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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"

    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    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"

    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    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"

    fatty, productive, fat, juicy, rich, fertile

    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)


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

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

    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"

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

    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"

    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

    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.)

    oleaginous, unctuous, adipose, oily, greasy, fatty

  2. fat(a.)

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

  3. fat(a.)

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

  4. fat(a.)

    rich, profitable, lucrative

  5. fat(a.)

    fertile, fruitful, productive, not barren

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