fatly

adverb

fat·​ly ˈfat-lē How to pronounce fatly (audio)
1
: richly
2
: in the manner of one that is fat
waddled fatly
3
: in a smug manner : complacently
snickered fatly

Example Sentences

a television evangelist who lives fatly on a steady stream of donations from viewers of moderate means and immoderate gullibility

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fatly was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Fatly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatly. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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