a (fat) lot of good

Definition of a (fat) lot of good

informal

  1. :  no use or help at all <“I've brought an umbrella.” “A (fat) lot of good that will do now that it's stopped raining!”>

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  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

  1. :  allot, apportion

    :  to form or divide into lots

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive


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