big fat


used for emphasis
That's a big fat lie!
Come here and give me a big fat kiss.
He came home with a big fat F on his report card.

Examples of big fat in a Sentence

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“Big fat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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