fattening

adjective fat·ten·ing \ ˈfat-niŋ , ˈfa-tə-niŋ \

Definition of fattening

: causing or tending to cause an increase in body fat
  • fattening foods
  • … at about 45 calories in a three-and-a-half-ounce portion, it's no more fattening than other starchy vegetables.
  • —Mary-Ellen Banashek

First Known Use of fattening

1877


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