nonfattening

adjective

non·​fat·​ten·​ing ˌnän-ˈfat-niŋ How to pronounce nonfattening (audio)
-ˈfa-tə-niŋ
: not causing an increase in body fat : not fattening
nonfattening foods
a nonfattening snack of carrots

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfattening was in 1883

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“Nonfattening.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfattening. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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