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Definitions and meaning of fat

fat

Pronunciation

  • enPR: făt, IPA(key): /fæt/
  • Rhymes: -æt
  • Homophone: phat

Etymology 1

From Middle English fat, from Old English fǣtt (fatted, fat), from Proto-West Germanic *faitid (fatted), originally the past participle of the verb *faitijan (to make fat), from *fait (fat).

Adjective

fat (comparative fatter, superlative fattest)

  1. Carrying more fat than usual on one's body; plump; not lean or thin.
    • 1932, New Orleans (La.) Board of Health, Vox Sanitatis
      While Hennessey is pouring the milk, the fat guy with the big pot-belly, will come over and write a lot of junk in his little book.
    • 2014, Isabel Quintero, Gabi, a Girl in Pieces, Cinco Puntos Press (→ISBN), page 46:
      Because, really, who would like the fat girl? Sebastian said I was crazy for thinking that.
  2. Thick.
    • So this was my future home, I thought! [] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  3. Bountiful.
  4. Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich (said of food).
  5. (obsolete) Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.
    • 1855 July 21, Ralph Waldo Emerson, letter to Walter Whitman
      making our western wits fat & mean
  6. Fertile; productive.
  7. Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
    • 1882, Thomas Carlyle, Reminiscences
      now parson of Troston, a fat living in Suffolk
  8. Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.
    • 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions, "Why Christ's Doctrine was Rejected"
      persons grown fat and wealthy by a long and successful imposture
  9. (dated, printing) Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.
  10. Alternative form of phat
Synonyms
  • (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat): chubby, chunky, corpulent, lardy (slang), obese, overweight, plump, porky (slang), rotund, tubby, well-fed; see also Thesaurus:obese
  • (thick): thick
  • (bountiful): bountiful, prosperous
Antonyms
  • Of sense (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat): lean, skinny, slender, slim, thin
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Sranan Tongo: fatu
Translations

Noun

fat (usually uncountable, plural fats)

  1. (uncountable) A specialized animal tissue with a high oil content, used for long-term storage of energy.
  2. (countable) A refined substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat.
  3. That part of an organization deemed wasteful.
  4. (slang) An erection.
  5. (golf) A poorly played shot where the ball is struck by the top part of the club head. (see also thin, shank, toe)
  6. The best or richest productions; the best part.
  7. (dated, printing) Work containing much blank, or its equivalent, and therefore profitable to the compositor.
  8. (informal) A fat person.
    • 1996, Roger Stone, "Local Swing Fever", highlighted by National Enquirer in September 1996 and Daily Mail in January 2019
      Prefer military, bodybuilders, jocks. No smokers or fats please.
  9. A beef cattle fattened for sale.
Synonyms
  • (animal tissue): adipose tissue, lard (in animals; derogatory slang when used of human fat)
  • (substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat): grease, lard
  • (fat person): fatty, fatso see also Thesaurus:fat person
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Sranan Tongo: fatu
Translations
See also
  • fat on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Verb

fat (third-person singular simple present fats, present participle fatting, simple past and past participle fatted)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make fat; to fatten.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To become fat; to fatten.
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English, from Old English fæt (vat, vessel, jar, cup, casket, division), from Proto-Germanic *fatą (vessel), from Proto-Indo-European *pod- (vessel). Cognate with Dutch vat (barrel, vessel), German Fass (barrel, drum), Swedish fat (barrel, dish, cask). See vat.

Noun

fat (plural fats)

  1. (obsolete) A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, page 429:
      In 1431 New College purchases brewing vessels, under the names of a mash fat, for 6s. 10d., a wort fat for 2s., a 'Gilleding' tub for 2s. 6d., and two tunning barrels at 8d. each, a leaden boiler for 24s., another for 12s., and a great copper beer pot for 13s. 4d.
  2. (obsolete) A dry measure, generally equal to nine bushels.
Synonyms
  • vat
Translations

Anagrams

  • AFT, ATF, FTA, TAF, TFA, aft, aft-, taf

Albanian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fātum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fat]

Noun

fat m (indefinite plural fate, definite singular fat, definite plural fatet)

  1. luck
  2. chance
    Synonym: shans, rast, mundësi
  3. fate
  4. destiny
  5. spouse

Declension

References


Buli (Indonesia)

Etymology

From Proto-Halmahera-Cenderawasih *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fat

  1. four

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈfat/
  • Rhymes: -at

Etymology 1

From Latin fātum.

Noun

fat m (uncountable)

  1. fate, destiny
Related terms
  • fatal

Etymology 2

From Latin fatuus.

Adjective

fat (feminine fada, masculine plural fats, feminine plural fades)

  1. bland, insipid
    Synonym: insuls
Related terms
  • fatu

Further reading

  • “fat” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Chuukese

Adjective

fat

  1. clear, transparent

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French fat (conceited; dandy), from Latin fatuus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɑt/
  • Hyphenation: fat
  • Rhymes: -ɑt

Noun

fat m (plural fatten or fats, diminutive fatje n)

  1. dandy, a man obsessed with his looks
    Synonyms: dandy, pronker, saletjonker

Derived terms

  • fatterig
  • fattig

French

Etymology

From Old Occitan fat, from Latin fatuus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa/

Adjective

fat (feminine singular fate, masculine plural fats, feminine plural fates)

  1. conceited

Further reading

  • “fat” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • taf

Friulian

Etymology 1

From Latin factus.

Verb

fat

  1. past participle of

Adjective

fat

  1. done, made
  2. ripe

Etymology 2

From Latin factum.

Noun

fat m (plural fats)

  1. fact, deed

Related terms

  • fatôr

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse fat, from Proto-Germanic *fatą, from Proto-Indo-European *pod-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /faːt/
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Noun

fat n (genitive singular fats, nominative plural föt)

  1. vat
  2. item of clothing

Declension


Kowiai

Etymology

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fat

  1. four

Ladin

Noun

fat m (plural fac)

  1. fact

Derived terms

  • de fat

Adjective

fat m (feminine singular fata, masculine plural fats, feminine plural fates)

  1. done

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse fat

Noun

fat n (definite singular fatet, indefinite plural fat or fater, definite plural fata or fatene)

  1. plate, dish
  2. barrel, drum, cask

Derived terms

  • tefat

References

  • “fat” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɑːt/ (example of pronunciation)

Etymology 1

From Old Norse fat, Proto-Germanic *fatą.

Noun

fat n (definite singular fatet, indefinite plural fat, definite plural fata)

  1. plate, dish
  2. barrel, drum, cask
Derived terms
  • tefat
  • oljefat

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

fat

  1. imperative of fata and fate

References

  • “fat” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *fait. Cognates include Old Saxon *fēt and Old Norse feitr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfat/

Noun

fat m

  1. fat

References

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN, page 28

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *fatą.

Noun

fat n

  1. vessel, cup

Declension



Slavomolisano

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian fatto.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fât/

Noun

fat m

  1. story

Declension

References

  • Breu, W., Mader Skender, M. B. & Piccoli, G. 2013. Oral texts in Molise Slavic (Italy): Acquaviva Collecroce. In Adamou, E., Breu, W., Drettas, G. & Scholze, L. (eds.). 2013. EuroSlav2010: Elektronische Datenbank bedrohter slavischer Varietäten in nichtslavophonen Ländern Europas – Base de données électronique de variétés slaves menacées dans des pays européens non slavophones. Konstanz: Universität / Paris: Lacito (Internet Publication).

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse fat, from Proto-Germanic *fatą, from Proto-Indo-European *pod-.

Pronunciation

Noun

fat n

  1. saucer; a small dish
  2. plate (serving dish)
  3. barrel (oil or wine), cask, keg (beer)
  4. barrel; a unit of volume. Usually referring to the oil barrel of 158.9873 liters

Declension

Derived terms

  • (saucer): tefat
  • (serving dish): serveringsfat, kakfat
  • (barrel; container): fatöl

Idioms

  • (about something that is, or is by others perceived as, an obstacle (physical or mental) to someone)

Tboli

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fat

  1. four

Volapük

Etymology

From German Vater or English father.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fat/

Noun

fat (nominative plural fats)

  1. father

Declension

Derived terms

  • fatül
  • lefat
  • lüfat

Yamdena

Alternative forms

  • fate

Etymology

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.

Numeral

fat

  1. four

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to make plump.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)