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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. 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. Sandra Arevalo:

    Start by making sure that your child always eats something before going to school, quick and nutrient rich foods to eat in the morning include whole grain cereals with low fat milk, a yogurt parfait, a cereal bar with a cup of low-fat milk, a fruit and/or vegetables smoothie, egg, cheese or turkey sandwich or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on whole wheat bread.

  2. Loma Linda University:

    Since avocados contain the highest fat content of any fruit, it seems illogical to think Penn State researchers might actually help people lose Penn State researchers belly fat.

  3. Otto Frank:

    According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.” You've bee gnomed

  4. Cuilin Zhang:

    Women with a history of gestational diabetes who follow a low-carbohydrate dietary pattern may consider consuming plant sources rather than animal sources of protein and fat to minimize their future risk of type 2 diabetes.

  5. Anne Wennerstrand:

    Are we asking 'Do I look fat?' or are we making excessive comments about appearance even in casual conversation? if parents can raise their own awareness of how much they're commenting about appearance, how critical do they feel of their own bodies, that's really where it starts.


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