- Fatness Fat"ness, n.
1. The quality or state of being fat, plump, or full-fed;
corpulency; fullness of flesh.
Their eyes stand out with fatness. --Ps. lxxiii. 7. [1913 Webster]
Rich in the fatness of her plenteous soil. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]
3. That which makes fat or fertile. [1913 Webster]
The clouds drop fatness. --Philips. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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fatness — [n] overweight adiposity, breadth, bulkiness, corpulence, distension, flab*, flesh, fleshiness, girth, grossness, heaviness, heftiness, inflation, largeness, obesity, plumpness, portliness, protuberance, pudginess, rotundity, size, stoutness,… … New thesaurus
fatness — /fat nis/, n. 1. the state or condition of being fat; obesity; corpulence. 2. richness; fertility; abundance: the fatness of the land. [bef. 1000; ME fatnesse, OE faetnes. See FAT, NESS] * * * … Universalium
fatness — noun persons with varying degrees of fatness were chosen for the stress tests Syn: plumpness, stoutness, heaviness, chubbiness, portliness, rotundity, flabbiness, paunchiness; obesity, corpulence; informal tubbiness, pudginess Ant: thinness … Thesaurus of popular words
fatness — fat ► NOUN 1) a natural oily substance in animal bodies, deposited under the skin or around certain organs. 2) such a substance, or a similar one made from plants, used in cooking. 3) Chemistry any of a group of solid natural esters of glycerol… … English terms dictionary
fatness — noun excess bodily weight she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others • Syn: ↑fat, ↑blubber, ↑avoirdupois • Ant: ↑leanness • Derivationally related forms: ↑blubbery … Useful english dictionary
fatness — noun see fat I … New Collegiate Dictionary
fatness — noun The state of being fat … Wiktionary
fatness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. plumpness, obesity, weight, flesh, heaviness, portliness, grossness, corpulence, bulkiness, girth, breadth, largeness, stoutness, rotundity, protuberance, bloatedness, distention, hypertrophy, fleshiness, flabbiness,… … English dictionary for students
fatness — sb. Ps. cxlvii. 14 … Oldest English Words
fatness — fatÂ·ness || fÃ¦tnÉªs n. obeseness, obesity; fattiness; fertileness, richness … English contemporary dictionary