of a person's or an animal's body
having too much flesh on it and weighing too much
大胖男人 / 女人
a big fat man/woman
You'll get fat if you eat so much chocolate.
He grew fatter and fatter.
fat flabby legs
thick or wide
a fat volume on American history
large in quantity; worth a lot of money
a fat sum/profit
He gave me a nice fat cheque.
Fatness tends to run in families.
used for saying that you do not believe sth is likely to happen
‘They might let us in without tickets.’ ‘Fat chance of that!’
not at all good or useful
Paul can't drive so he was a fat lot of use when I broke my arm.
used for saying that a situation may still change, for example that a contest, election, etc. is not finished yet, and sb still has a chance to win it
a white or yellow substance in the bodies of animals and humans, stored under the skin
excess body fat
This ham has too much fat on it.
a solid or liquid substance from animals or plants, treated so that it becomes pure for use in cooking
Cook the meat in shallow fat.
animal and vegetable fats, when you are thinking of them as part of what a person eats
You should cut down on fats and carbohydrates.
foods which are low in fat
to have a long friendly talk with sb about sth
to have enough money to be able to afford expensive things, food, drink, etc.
Fat is the most common and direct word, but it is not polite to say to someone that they are fat.
Does this dress make me look fat?
Overweight is a more neutral word.
I’m a bit overweight.
It can also mean too fat, especially so that you are not fit.
Large or heavy is less offensive than fat .
She’s a rather large woman.
Big describes someone who is tall as well as fat.
Her sister is a big girl, isn’t she?
Plump means slightly fat in an attractive way, often used to describe women.
Chubby is used mainly to describe babies and children who are fat in a pleasant, healthy-looking way.
the baby’s chubby cheeks
Tubby ( informal ) is used in a friendly way to describe people who are short and round, especially around the stomach.
Stocky is a neutral word and means fairly short, broad and strong.
Stout is often used to describe older people who have a round and heavy appearance.
a short stout man with a bald head
Flabby describes flesh that is fat and loose and it can sound offensive.
exercises to firm up flabby thighs
Obese is used by doctors to describe people who are so fat that they are unhealthy. It is also used in a general way to mean ‘really fat’.
Note that although people talk a lot about their own size or weight, it is generally not considered polite to refer to a person’s large size or their weight when you talk to them.
excess bodily weight
- she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others
a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy;it also cushions and insulates vital organs
- fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold
近义词: adipose tissue,fatty tissue
a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
- pizza has too much fat
make fat or plump
- We will plump out that poor starving child
近义词: fatten,flesh out,fill out,plump,plump out,fatten out,fatten up
having an (over)abundance of flesh
- he hadn't remembered how fat she was
containing or composed of fat
- fatty food
- fat tissue
marked by great fruitfulness
- fertile farmland
- a fat land
- a productive vineyard
- rich soil
- a juicy contract
- a nice fat job
having a relatively large diameter
- a fat rope