Definition of a (fat) lot of good
- "I've brought an umbrella." "A (fat) lot of good that will do now that it's stopped raining!"
: notable for having an unusual amount of fat:
: having excessive body fat
: to make fat : fatten
: 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
: an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance
: the use of lots as a means of deciding something
: the resulting choice
: allot, apportion
: to form or divide into lots
: a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back
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