Synonyms of fat in English:

fat


See definition of fat

adjective

1‘a fat man walked in’

SYNONYMS

plump, stout, overweight, heavy, large, solid, chubby, portly, rotund, flabby, paunchy, pot-bellied, beer-bellied, dumpy, meaty, broad in the beam, of ample proportions, Falstaffian

buxom

obese, morbidly obese, corpulent, bloated, gross, gargantuan, elephantine

fleshy

informal tubby, roly-poly, beefy, porky, blubbery, poddy, chunky, well padded, well covered, well upholstered

British informal podgy, fubsy

North American informal lard-assed

Scottish literary sonsy

rare pursy, abdominous

ANTONYMS

thin, skinny

2‘fat bacon’

SYNONYMS

fatty, greasy, oily, oleaginous, unctuous

formal pinguid, adipose, sebaceous

ANTONYMS

lean

3‘those fat books you're always reading’

SYNONYMS

thick, big, chunky, substantial, extended, long

ANTONYMS

thin

4‘a fat salary’

SYNONYMS

large, substantial, considerable, sizeable

generous, handsome, ample, excellent, good, competitive

ANTONYMS

small

5‘fat chance she had of influencing Guy’

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very little, not much, minimal, hardly any

ANTONYMS

good


noun

1‘whales insulate themselves with layers of fat’

SYNONYMS

fatty tissue, fat cells, blubber, adipose tissue

2‘he was tall and running to fat’

SYNONYMS

fatness, plumpness, stoutness, heaviness, chubbiness, tubbiness, portliness, rotundity, podginess, flabbiness, bulk, excessive weight

obesity, corpulence, grossness

paunch, pot belly, beer belly, beer gut

informal flab, blubber, beef

ANTONYMS

thinness

3‘fried bread in sizzling fat’

SYNONYMS

cooking oil, animal fat, vegetable fat, grease

lard, suet, butter, margarine