Definition of fat-free in English:

fat-free

adjective

  • (of a food) not containing animal or vegetable fats.

    ‘virtually fat-free yogurt’
    • ‘Even a fat-free food can have a lot of calories and can be stored as fat.’
    • ‘But medical experts warned he may need extended rest as well as having to go on a fat-free diet and anti-cholesterol drugs.’
    • ‘Even if it were desirable, a completely fat-free diet would be impossibly bulky.’
    • ‘Combine two tablespoons of fat-free cream cheese with half a teaspoon of chili powder.’
    • ‘But the population scarfing fat-free foods grows plumper nonetheless.’
    • ‘This myth is what those absurd and revolting products such as fat-free cakes and artificially sweetened fizzy drinks are all about.’
    • ‘In fact, some fat-free cookies contain more calories than the original.’
    • ‘At school, she tried dieting and went through a phase of eating only fat-free foods.’
    • ‘She carried the bagel halves back to the table, set them on her plate, and opened the tub of fat-free cream cheese.’
    • ‘Use fat-free cream cheese on a bagel or in a vegetable dip.’
    • ‘To make fat-free foods taste good, manufacturers had to add more sugar.’
    • ‘That's why fat-free foods are so dangerous - they're loaded up with sugar that changes to fat inside our bodies.’
    • ‘What happens is you can eat a lot of fat-free foods that are very high calorically, so you're not going to lose weight.’
    • ‘That doesn't mean you have to switch to a fat-free margarine.’
    • ‘Low-fat and fat-free food sales are trailing behind foods that simply taste good.’
    • ‘Instead, replace the beef with grilled chicken, and opt for non-refried beans and fat-free dressing.’
    • ‘You may feel virtuous digging into a salad without cheese, olives or nuts and drizzled with fat-free dressing.’
    • ‘Try low-fat or fat-free cheeses, as well as low-fat or fat-free yogurt, sour cream, and cream cheese.’
    • ‘Sugar-free and fat-free foods are not always calorie free or even low calorie.’
    • ‘The exceptions are nonfat milk, fat-free yogurt and fat-free cottage cheese.’

Pronunciation:

fat-free

/ˈfat ˈˌfrē/