a (fat) lot of good

idiom

Definition of a (fat) lot of good

informal
: 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!"

Learn More About a (fat) lot of good

Dictionary Entries Near a (fat) lot of good

a fate worse than death

a (fat) lot of good

AFB

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for a (fat) lot of good

Cite this Entry

“A (fat) lot of good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20%28fat%29%20lot%20of%20good. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!