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Entry Word: fat
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having an excess of body fat <the popular image of Santa Claus as a fat man in a red suit>
Synonyms chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, obese, overweight, plump, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby
Related Words beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; buxom
Near Antonyms angular, bony, gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy, skinny; cadaverous, haggard, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; reedy, twiggy, willowy
Antonyms lean, slender, slim, spare, thin
2 containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible <the lake is so fat with trout that you probably could catch fish with a bare hook> -- see FULL 1
3 having a greater than usual measure across <a set of fat encyclopedia volumes took up the whole shelf> -- see WIDE 1
4 having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite <the splendid sight of a fat, juicy steak cooked to perfection> -- see THICK 1
5 producing abundantly <the fat soil in the river's delta> -- see FERTILE
6 yielding a profit <the highly sought-after baseball player signed a fat contract that set a record for the major leagues> -- see PROFITABLE 1