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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fatnoun

    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 tissuenoun

    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, avoirdupoisadjective

    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. fatadjective

    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. fatadjective

    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, fatadjective

    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, juicyadjective

    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, richverb

    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 upverb

    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

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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. motaadjective

    mota is an urdu word for fat

    you are mota

    Submitted by Iamfat on February 9, 2024  
  4. big chungus

    fatty bum

    Submitted by anonymous on February 24, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fatadjective

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

  2. fatadjective

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

  3. fatadjective

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

  4. fatadjective

    Synonyms:
    rich, profitable, lucrative

  5. fatadjective

    Synonyms:
    fertile, fruitful, productive, not barren

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fatadjective

    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. Thomas Rando:

    Ketone bodies arise when the body uses fat for energy, but they also push stem cells into a quiescent state that protects them during deprivation, in this state, they are protected from environmental stress, but they are also less able to regenerate damaged tissue.

  2. Herman Pontzer:

    Body fat is sort of a long-term signal to the body about how active you have to be and how much food is available, so your body might burn more calories.

  3. Lisa Moskovitz:

    Saturated fat affects your blood cholesterol levels more than the actual cholesterol in your diet.

  4. Georgia Bellas:

    What [people] don’t realize is that the fat removed is replaced with sugar to create the same flavor profile and texture.

  5. Dariush Mozaffarian:

    I think it is crucial for all government agencies to formally state that there is no upper limit on fat.


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