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fat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fat

  1. 1 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class makers of fine wine will pay very high prices for grapes that are the fat of the harvest Synonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, elite, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crustRelated Words establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed

  2. 2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed claimed that there was absolutely no fat in the military's budget Synonyms bellyful, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusageRelated Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply

  3. 3 the condition of having an excess of body fat there's a definite predisposition for fat on his wife's side of the family Synonyms adiposity, chubbiness, corpulency, embonpoint, corpulence, fatness, fattiness, fleshiness, grossness, obesity, plumpness, portliness, pudginess, pursiness, rotundity, weightRelated Words bulkiness, heaviness; huskiness, stoutness; brawniness, burliness; endomorphyNear Antonyms fitness, trimness; gauntness, scrawniness, skinniness, weedinessAntonyms leanness, reediness, slenderness, slimness, svelteness, thinness


fat

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fat

  1. 1 having an excess of body fat the popular image of Santa Claus as a fat man in a red suit Synonyms blubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby Related Words beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphic Near Antonyms angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexic Antonyms lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin

  2. 2 containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible the lake is so fat with trout that you probably could catch fish with a bare hook Synonyms brimful, brimming, bursting, chockablock, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, full, filled, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, stuffedRelated Words overcrowded, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstuffed; abounding, flush, fraught, replete, rife, swarming, teemingNear Antonyms deficient, inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, short, shortish, shy, wanting; depleted, drained, exhaustedAntonyms bare, blank, devoid, empty, stark, vacant, void

  3. 3 having a greater than usual measure across a set of fat encyclopedia volumes took up the whole shelf Synonyms broad, wide, thickRelated Words expansive, extensive, sweeping; commodious, roomy, spacious; outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminousNear Antonyms fine, hairlike, reedlike; elongate (or elongated), needlelike; bottleneck, close, compressed, condensed, constricted, contracted, squeezed, tight, tightened; attenuate, attenuated; small, smallish, undersized (also undersize)Antonyms hairline, narrow, paper-thin, skinny, slender, slim, slim-jim, thin

  4. 4 having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite the splendid sight of a fat, juicy steak cooked to perfection Synonyms chunky, thickRelated Words blockish, blocky, bulky, dense, hefty, thickish; broad, deep, wideNear Antonyms narrow, shallowAntonyms skinny, slender, slim, thin

  5. 5 producing abundantly the fat soil in the river's delta Synonyms cornucopian, fertile, fecund, fructuous, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, prolific, richRelated Words bearing, generative, producing, yielding; abounding, abundant, bountiful; copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plentitudinous; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving; creative, inventive, originalNear Antonyms meager (or meagre), scant, scanty, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparseAntonyms barren, dead, infertile, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive

  6. 6 yielding a profit the highly sought-after baseball player signed a fat contract that set a record for the major leagues Synonyms economic, profitable, gainful, juicy, lucrative, moneymaking, money-spinning [chiefly British], paying, remunerativeRelated Words advantageous, beneficial, favorable, rewarding, useful, worthwhile; bankableNear Antonyms disadvantageous, unfavorableAntonyms unprofitable

  7. 7 having goods, property, or money in abundance while others suffered and sacrificed, the war profiteers grew fat Synonyms affluent, deep-pocketed, rich, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-doRelated Words better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privilegedNear Antonyms unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, shortAntonyms destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken


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