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Synonyms for fat
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fat(noun)

    a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)

    "pizza has too much fat"

    Synonyms:
    fatness, avoirdupois, fatty tissue, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    anorectic, scraggy, underweight, spindly, wasp-waisted, bony, slim, slim-waisted, anorexic, svelte, shrunken, gangling, unfruitful, twiglike, skinny, haggard, withered, slender-waisted, scarecrowish, wiry, lanky, skeletal, slender, unprofitable, spindle-shanked, twiggy, reedy, wasted, deep-eyed, slight, shrivelled, lean, emaciated, spindle-legged, wizen, rawboned, gaunt, wispy, cadaverous, reedlike, scrawny, wisplike, spare, thin, weedy, pinched, boney, shriveled, lank, hollow-eyed, stringy, trim, wizened, gangly, sunken-eyed

  2. adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue(noun)

    a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs

    "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"

    Synonyms:
    avoirdupois, fatness, fatty tissue, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    wizened, spare, deep-eyed, twiglike, slender-waisted, gangling, pinched, reedy, spindle-legged, unfruitful, slender, anorexic, spindly, haggard, boney, wizen, slim, scrawny, skeletal, trim, wisplike, lean, shriveled, emaciated, spindle-shanked, wasp-waisted, gaunt, shrunken, slim-waisted, lanky, cadaverous, gangly, svelte, reedlike, underweight, scraggy, unprofitable, thin, lank, scarecrowish, rawboned, sunken-eyed, withered, hollow-eyed, weedy, anorectic, slight, wiry, wispy, skinny, wasted, twiggy, stringy, shrivelled, bony

  3. fatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupois(adj)

    excess bodily weight

    "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"

    Synonyms:
    avoirdupois, fatness, fatty tissue, avoirdupois weight, blubber, adipose tissue

    Antonyms:
    skeletal, wispy, spare, wasted, wisplike, scarecrowish, thin, lean, wizened, twiggy, gaunt, spindly, deep-eyed, scrawny, lank, unfruitful, twiglike, stringy, spindle-legged, wiry, slight, reedy, trim, shrunken, slender, wasp-waisted, gangly, shriveled, rawboned, bony, scraggy, reedlike, unprofitable, weedy, hollow-eyed, lanky, shrivelled, withered, skinny, emaciated, gangling, anorexic, slender-waisted, wizen, haggard, boney, spindle-shanked, slim-waisted, svelte, slim, pinched, sunken-eyed, cadaverous, anorectic, underweight

  4. fat(adj)

    having an (over)abundance of flesh

    "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    spindly, reedlike, gangling, scraggy, boney, withered, thin, scarecrowish, wispy, twiglike, unprofitable, wisplike, shriveled, gaunt, unfruitful, slender-waisted, haggard, deep-eyed, bony, spindle-legged, slender, pinched, wizened, skeletal, gangly, spindle-shanked, underweight, lanky, hollow-eyed, lank, sunken-eyed, slim, wasted, slight, spare, shrunken, twiggy, scrawny, lean, anorexic, rawboned, anorectic, wizen, trim, weedy, cadaverous, wasp-waisted, stringy, svelte, reedy, shrivelled, emaciated, wiry, skinny, slim-waisted

  5. fat(adj)

    having a relatively large diameter

    "a fat rope"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    lank, spindle-legged, wizened, stringy, skinny, weedy, reedy, skeletal, emaciated, shriveled, spindly, gaunt, scrawny, thin, wisplike, unfruitful, wizen, deep-eyed, withered, haggard, unprofitable, wiry, gangly, cadaverous, trim, wispy, slim-waisted, twiglike, scraggy, pinched, lean, anorexic, hollow-eyed, shrivelled, spindle-shanked, sunken-eyed, spare, gangling, scarecrowish, twiggy, underweight, reedlike, slender, shrunken, boney, svelte, lanky, wasp-waisted, rawboned, slight, wasted, bony, slender-waisted, slim, anorectic

  6. fatty, fat(adj)

    containing or composed of fat

    "fatty food"; "fat tissue"

    Synonyms:
    fatty, productive, juicy, rich, fertile

    Antonyms:
    gangling, wasted, scrawny, spare, slim-waisted, wispy, shrivelled, spindly, spindle-shanked, gangly, skinny, withered, cadaverous, wiry, thin, boney, underweight, lanky, twiglike, reedy, slim, scraggy, slender-waisted, sunken-eyed, gaunt, emaciated, stringy, unprofitable, shriveled, reedlike, shrunken, trim, weedy, scarecrowish, wasp-waisted, wizened, slender, lean, anorectic, rawboned, skeletal, hollow-eyed, spindle-legged, anorexic, twiggy, deep-eyed, bony, lank, unfruitful, svelte, pinched, haggard, slight, wisplike, wizen

  7. fat, juicy(adj)

    lucrative

    "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job"

    Synonyms:
    red-hot, fatty, voluptuous, gamy, juicy, fertile, blue, racy, risque, luscious, naughty, gamey, productive, rich, spicy, toothsome

    Antonyms:
    spindle-legged, wasted, cadaverous, gangly, wispy, scraggy, slender-waisted, deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, anorectic, slim, weedy, scarecrowish, haggard, wiry, spindly, unfruitful, withered, bony, reedlike, reedy, lank, slight, wisplike, shrivelled, gangling, skinny, anorexic, twiglike, scrawny, emaciated, gaunt, twiggy, lean, shriveled, boney, lanky, rawboned, spindle-shanked, svelte, slender, thin, wizen, unprofitable, wasp-waisted, underweight, spare, skeletal, slim-waisted, wizened, trim, stringy, shrunken, pinched, sunken-eyed

  8. fat, fertile, productive, rich(verb)

    marked by great fruitfulness

    "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"

    Synonyms:
    fecund, fatty, generative, robust, full-bodied, juicy, copious, fertile, deep, plentiful, racy, productive, ample, rich, prolific, plenteous

    Antonyms:
    reedlike, wizen, spindle-legged, underweight, slight, spindly, twiglike, slender, scarecrowish, rawboned, thin, slim, unfruitful, hollow-eyed, trim, skeletal, emaciated, wasp-waisted, reedy, boney, wispy, slender-waisted, scrawny, shrunken, pinched, scraggy, gangling, sunken-eyed, gangly, anorectic, haggard, anorexic, slim-waisted, lanky, weedy, cadaverous, unprofitable, wiry, wizened, lean, stringy, shriveled, shrivelled, withered, spare, spindle-shanked, lank, skinny, twiggy, bony, wasted, gaunt, svelte, wisplike, deep-eyed

  9. fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up(verb)

    make fat or plump

    "We will plump out that poor starving child"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, round out, plank, fill in, expound, lucubrate, fatten, plump down, exposit, plop, go, make out, plunk, fill out, plump, eke out, fatten up, plummet, plunk down, expatiate, plonk, expand, fatten out, complete, flesh out, dilate, plump out, enlarge, pad, flump, round

    Antonyms:
    gaunt, stringy, gangly, wisplike, twiglike, withered, slender, deep-eyed, slim, trim, reedy, anorectic, gangling, reedlike, slight, weedy, unprofitable, hollow-eyed, pinched, twiggy, lank, shrunken, spindly, skinny, scarecrowish, spindle-shanked, slim-waisted, wizen, thin, scrawny, sunken-eyed, wasted, rawboned, unfruitful, cadaverous, wasp-waisted, boney, haggard, emaciated, shriveled, scraggy, wiry, underweight, bony, anorexic, wispy, spare, svelte, lean, skeletal, lanky, slender-waisted, shrivelled, spindle-legged, wizened

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fat

    Synonyms:
    corpulent, fleshy, brawny, pursy, rich, luxuriant, portly, stout, fertile, unctuous, obese, oleaginous

    Antonyms:
    lean, slender, attenuated, emaciated, barren, poor, scant, narrowless, exsanguineous, anatomical

Editors Contribution

  1. plump

    yo mama's so plump, she be bigger than the internet itself.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  
  2. thick

    any ester of fatty acids, or a mixture of such compounds; most commonly those that occur in living beings or in food.

    her tummy was thick.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 23, 2021  
  3. big chungus

    fatty bum

    Submitted by anonymous on February 24, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    oleaginous, unctuous, adipose, oily, greasy, fatty

  2. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plump, fleshy, corpulent, obese, portly, pursy, not lean, not slender

  3. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    coarse, heavy, dull, sluggish, stupid, fat-witted

  4. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rich, profitable, lucrative

  5. fat(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fertile, fruitful, productive, not barren

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fat(a)

    Synonyms:
    fleshy, plump, corpulent, obese, portly, pursy, burly, chubby, pampered, gross, squab, stout, pudgy, adipose, fertile, productive, lucrative, remunerative, profitable

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How to use fat in a sentence?

  1. Ewan McGregor:

    You see my naked body, although I wear some padding for Ray to make him heavier, this scene had to justify that padding. It wouldn’t make sense for me to wear padding and not be fat when I got out of the bath. So when I got out of the bath, I was properly overweight for me.

  2. Maria Walker:

    When I started, there were spa resorts and fat camps but not much in the middle.

  3. Vladimir Pitulko:

    Indeed, these animals provide an endless source of different goods: food with meat, fat and marrow; fuel with dung, fat and bones; and raw material with long bones and ivory, they certainly would use them as food, especially certain parts like tongue or liver as a delicacy, but hunting for the ivory was more important.

  4. Blessing Irish:

    At a certain age some people's minds close up they live on their intellectual fat.

  5. Steve Vladeck:

    From a legal perspective, the fat lady has sung.

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