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See also fát, and făt

English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Old English fætt

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Fat (comparative fatt, superlative er)

Positive
Fat

Comparative
fatt

Superlative
er

  1. Carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body.
    The fat man had trouble getting through the door.
  2. Thick.
    The fat wallets of the men from the city brought joy to the peddlers.
  3. Bountiful.
  4. Variant form of phat.
  5. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Template:Sports A poorly played golf shot where the ball is struck by the top part of the club head. (See thin, shank, toe)

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Noun[edit | edit source]

fat (uncountable and countable; 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.
    We need to trim the fat in this company
  4. (countable, obsolete) A large tub, cistern, or vessel; a vat.
  5. A person or animal that is overweight or obese.
  6. (slang) An erection.
    "I saw Daniel crack a fat."

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

  • (animal tissue): adipose tissue, lard (in animals; derogatory slang when used of human fat)
  • (substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat): grease, lard
  • (tub): vat

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vat

  • 1882, 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. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 4, page 429.

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Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Fat

Third person singular
fats

Simple past
fatted

Past participle
-

Present participle
fatting

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

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make fat; to fatten.
    kill the fatted calf

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Albanian[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

fat

  1. luck

Catalan[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin fatum

Noun[edit | edit source]

fat

  1. fate

French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin fatuus

Adjective[edit | edit source]

fat

  1. conceited

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Icelandic[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Old Norse fat.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

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  1. vat
  2. item of clothing

Declension[edit | edit source]

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Norwegian[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

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  1. plate
  2. vat
  3. barrel

Swedish[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

fat

  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

Derived terms[edit | edit source]

saucer
serving dish
barrel; container

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Volapük[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

German Vater, English father

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Noun[edit | edit source]

fat

  1. father

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