fat body


Definition of fat body

: a fatty tissue especially of nearly mature insect larvae that serves as a food reserve

Examples of fat body in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This could have been a scene from my own childhood, where my fat body felt like a magnet for boys’ elbows and knees. Virgie Tovar, refinery29.com, 6 July 2022 Would the regulars watch me on the elliptical machine, judging the ways a fat body jiggles and sways? Marie Southard Ospina, SELF, 11 Jan. 2022 The Analogue Pocket follows the first Game Boy concept: screen on top, buttons below, and a fat body that rests in your palms. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 13 Dec. 2021 Particularly when considering the fact that existing in a fat body means experiencing marginalisation in a much broader sense than just shopping. Olivia Muenter, refinery29.com, 1 Dec. 2021 That fat bodies are a necessary failure, even as 70 percent of Americans have BMIs that are higher than recommended. Your Fat Friend, SELF, 30 Sep. 2019 Despite this fact, designers have notoriously excluded designs and representation for fat bodies, which ultimately shuts out a large percentage of potential customers. Scarlett Newman, Teen Vogue, 3 Apr. 2019 Despite the inroads being made by fat-positivity activists like Tess Holliday or Naomi Watanabe, popular culture already provides incessant commentary about the importance of weight loss and the unacceptability of fat bodies. Sarah Todd, Quartzy, 4 Sep. 2019 The pool party is just one scene in a series that is sprinkled with the realities of living in a fat body. Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Teen Vogue, 22 Mar. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of fat body

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Fat body.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fat%20body. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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