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"
- 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"
- flesh out - fill out - plump out - fatten out - fatten up
marked by great fruitfulness
"a fat land"
"a productive vineyard"
"a juicy contract"
"a nice fat job"
containing or composed of fat
having a relatively large diameter
"a fat rope"
having an (over)abundance of flesh
"he hadn't remembered how fat she was"