[ adjective ] having much flesh (especially fat)
"he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Splendid , too , is the performance of Yuri_Tolubeyev , one of Russia 's leading comedians , as Sancho_Panza , the fat , grotesque `` squire '' .(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
At_the_same_time the multiple transvestitism involved - the fat man as girl and as baby , as coquette pretending to be a baby - touches for a moment horrifyingly upon the secret sources of a life like Jacoby 's , upon the sinister dreams which form the sources of any human life .
The horrifying humor , the specifically sexual embarrassment of the joke gone_wrong , the monstrous image of the fat man dressed_up as a whore dressing_up as a baby ; the epiphany of that quivering flesh ; the bringing_together around it of the secret liaison between indolent , mindless sensuality and sharp , shrewd talent , cleverness with an occasional touch of genius ( which , however , does not know `` how to attack the problem of suffering '' ) ; the miraculous way in which music , revelation and death are associated in a single instant - all this seems a triumph of art , a rather desperate art , in itself ; beyond itself , also , it evokes numerous and distant resonances from the entire body of Mann 's work .(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
He knew the faces of all , hairy or shaven , old or young , fat or thin , suffering or hardened , sad or gay , good or bad .
`` Gre't big fat chicken , yeah '' .
[ noun ] (chemistry,food) a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
"pizza has too much fat"
Used in print(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
Then they were given 1_2 to 1 - 1_2 avocados per day as a substitute for part of their dietary fat consumption .(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)
Greasy soils , which are typified by hydrocarbons and fats ( esters of glycerol with long chain organic acids ) .
[ adjective ] having a relatively large diameter
"a fat rope"
Used in print(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
He ran on his plump sticks of legs , freezing now_and_again into the sudden startled attitudes which the camera had caught and held_on the paling photographs , all carefully placed and glued and labeled , resting in the fat plush album in the bottom drawer of the escritoire .
[ noun ] (zoology) a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; adipose tissue also cushions and insulates vital organs
"fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
Used in print(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
Holden noticed almost absently how she chewed , how the whole side of her cheek moved , a slab of fat that extended down into her neck .