F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fat]
    • /fæt/
    • /ˈfæ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat]
    • /fæt/

Definitions of fatted word

  • adjective fatted having too much flabby tissue; corpulent; obese: a fat person. 1
  • adjective fatted plump; well-fed: a good, fat chicken. 1
  • adjective fatted consisting of or containing fat; greasy; oily: fat gravy; fat meat. 1
  • adjective fatted profitable, as an office: a fat job on the city commission. 1
  • adjective fatted affording good opportunities, especially for gain: a fat business contract. 1
  • adjective fatted wealthy; prosperous; rich: He grew fat on dishonest profits. 1

Information block about the term

Origin of fatted

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fǣtt, orig. past participle of fǣtan to cram, load, adorn; cognate with Gothic fētjan to adorn; akin to vat

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fatted


fatted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fatted usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

Synonyms for fatted

verb fatted

  • whale — any of the larger marine mammals of the order Cetacea, especially as distinguished from the smaller dolphins and porpoises, having a fishlike body, forelimbs modified into flippers, and a head that is horizontally flattened.
  • sob — to weep with a convulsive catching of the breath.
  • wail — to utter a prolonged, inarticulate, mournful cry, usually high-pitched or clear-sounding, as in grief or suffering: to wail with pain.
  • swell — to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth.
  • whimper — to cry with low, plaintive, broken sounds.

adjective fatted

  • overweighted — weighing too much or more than is considered normal, proper, etc.: overweight luggage; an overweight patient; two letters that may be overweight.
  • bulled — the male of a bovine animal, especially of the genus Bos, with sexual organs intact and capable of reproduction.
  • grossed — without deductions; total, as the amount of sales, salary, profit, etc., before taking deductions for expenses, taxes, or the like (opposed to net2. ): gross earnings; gross sales.
  • larded — the rendered fat of hogs, especially the internal fat of the abdomen.
  • lushed — drunkard; alcoholic; sot.

noun fatted

  • fleshed — having flesh, especially of a specified type (usually used in combination): dark-fleshed game birds.
  • surfeited — excess; an excessive amount: a surfeit of speechmaking.

Antonyms for fatted

adjective fatted

  • leaned — to incline or bend from a vertical position: She leaned out the window.
  • slighted — small in amount, degree, etc.: a slight increase; a slight odor.

noun fatted

  • lacked — deficiency or absence of something needed, desirable, or customary: lack of money; lack of skill.
  • needed — necessary, required, or wanted (usually used in combination): a much-needed vacation.
  • wanted — to feel a need or a desire for; wish for: to want one's dinner; always wanting something new.

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?