fatness

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, chubbiness, pudginess, overweight, adiposity, embonpoint (French), heftiness*.

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  • Fatness — Fat ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being fat, plump, or full fed; corpulency; fullness of flesh. [1913 Webster] Their eyes stand out with fatness. Ps. lxxiii. 7. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence; Richness; fertility; fruitfulness. [1913 Webster] Rich …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — sb. Ps. cxlvii. 14 …   Oldest English Words

  • fatness — fat·ness || fætnɪs n. obeseness, obesity; fattiness; fertileness, richness …   English contemporary dictionary

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