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chew the fat

Definition of chew the fat

informal

  1. :  to talk together in a friendly and casual way <They would sit for hours and chew the fat.>



Variants of chew the fat

also chew the rag

Word by Word Definitions

chewplay
  1. :  to crush, grind, or gnaw (as food) with or as if with the teeth :  masticate

    :  to injure, destroy, or consume as if by chewing

    :  to chew something

  1. :  the act of chewing

    :  something for chewing

  1. : :  notable for having an unusual amount of fat:

    :  plump

    :  obese

  1. :  to make fat :  fatten

  1. :  animal tissue consisting chiefly of cells distended with greasy or oily matter

    :  oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of adipose tissue and often abundant in seeds

    :  any of various compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen that are glycerides of fatty acids, are the chief constituents of plant and animal fat, are a major class of energy-rich food, and are soluble in organic solvents but not in water


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