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fatty

adjective fat·ty \ ˈfa-tē \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of fatty

fattier; fattiest
1 : containing fat especially in unusual amounts
  • fatty foods
; also : unduly stout : corpulent
2 : greasy
3 : derived from or chemically related to fat

fattiness

noun

Examples of fatty in a Sentence

  1. I try to avoid fatty foods.

  2. fatty ground beef that was the cheapest available

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fatty Synonyms

Synonyms
adipose
Antonyms
defatted, lean
Related Words
blubbery; greasy, oily; lardy, rich
Near Antonyms
fibrous, gristly, stringy, tough; nonfat

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fatty

noun

Definition of fatty

plural fatties
informal
: one that is fat; especiallydisparaging + offensive : an overweight person

Recent Examples of fatty from the Web

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FATTY Defined for English Language Learners

fatty

adjective

Definition of fatty for English Language Learners

  • : containing fat and especially a large amount of fat


FATTY Defined for Kids

fatty

adjective fat·ty \ ˈfa-tē \

Definition of fatty for Students

fattier; fattiest
: containing or like fat

Medical Dictionary

fatty

adjective fat·ty \ ˈfat-ē \

medical Definition of fatty

fattier; fattiest
1 a : unduly stout : corpulent
b : marked by an abnormal deposit of fat
  • a fatty liver
  • fatty cirrhosis
2 : derived from or chemically related to fat

fattiness

noun


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