fatty
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfæt.i/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfæɾ.i/
Adjective

fatty (comparative fattier, superlative fattiest)

  1. Containing, composed of, or consisting of fat.
    • 1896, H.G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau, Chapter 14.
      Then in the case of excisions you have all kinds of secondary changes, pigmentary disturbances, modifications of the passions, alterations in the secretion of fatty tissue.
  2. Like fat; greasy.
    • 1849, Hippocrates (Translated by Francis Bacon), Of the Epidemics, Book II, Section 1.
      On the sixth, stools black, fatty, viscid, fetid; slept, more collected.
    • 1861, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Chapter 32
      […] which had a greasy and fatty surface like cold broth
  3. (slang) Literally or figuratively large.
    • 2007, [https://web.archive.org/web/20080127013703/http://vbulletin.thesite.org/showthread.php?t=113356 getting rid of weed smell tips]
      Be careful of the taxi drivers out there though, I've heard they sell you drugs, drop you off at your hotel and then dob you in to the Thai Police to get a fatty reward!
    • 2007, A. Bryant, Disappointment to Say the Least ↗
      Instead of going my normal route (ordering the book through the store, checking it out in person, and then ordering it online so I could get a fatty discount) I impulsively bought the book.
    • 2007, Rimma
      I'm trying to get a fatty project done in a couple of hours right now.
Translations Translations Noun

fatty (plural fatties)

  1. (pejorative, slang) An obese person.
    It's hardly surprising, when it has to support that enormous gut! Lose some weight, fatty!
  2. (slang) A large marijuana cigar; a blunt.
    • 2004, Anthony Kiedis, ‎Larry Sloman, Scar Tissue
      We went to Plaster Creek, smoked a fattie, and emerged doing somersaults and cartwheels and laughing.
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