Synonyms of fat


1. fat, lipid, lipide, lipoid

usage: a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"

2. adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue, animal tissue

usage: 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"

3. fatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupois, bodily property

usage: excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"


1. fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up, change, alter, modify

usage: make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"


1. fat (vs. thin), abdominous, paunchy, potbellied, blubbery, chubby, embonpoint, plump, buxom, zaftig, zoftig, corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund, double-chinned, jowly, loose-jowled, dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby, roly-poly, fattish, fleshy, heavy, overweight, gross, porcine, portly, stout, endomorphic#1, pyknic, rounded, thick

usage: having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

2. fat, thick (vs. thin)

usage: having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope"

3. fatty (vs. nonfat), fat, adipose, buttery, greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous, suety, superfatted

usage: containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"

4. fat, juicy, profitable (vs. unprofitable)

usage: lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job"

5. fat, fertile, productive, rich, fruitful (vs. unfruitful)

usage: marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"

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Definition and meaning of fat (Dictionary)