A fat cat



  • Carrying more fat than usual on one's body; plump; not lean or thin.
  • Thick.
  • Bountiful.
  • Oily; greasy; unctuous; rich .
  • Exhibiting the qualities of a fat animal; coarse; heavy; gross; dull; stupid.
  • Fertile; productive.
  • Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
  • Abounding in riches; affluent; fortunate.
  • Of a character which enables the compositor to make large wages; said of matter containing blank, cuts, or many leads, etc.
  • Being a shot in which the ground is struck before the ball.
  • Of a role: significant; major; meaty.
  • Alternative of phat


  • A specialized animal tissue with a high oil content, used for long-term storage of energy.
  • A refined substance chemically resembling the oils in animal fat.
  • That part of an organization deemed wasteful.
  • An erection.
  • A poorly played shot where the ball is struck by the top part of the club head. (see also thin, shank, toe)
  • The best or richest productions; the best part.
  • Work containing much blank, or its equivalent, and therefore profitable to the compositor.
  • A fat person.
  • A beef cattle fattened for sale.
  • A large tub or vessel for water, wine, or other liquids; a cistern.
  • A dry measure, generally equal to nine bushels.


  • To make fat; to fatten.
  • To become fat; to fatten.


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  • From Middle English fat, from Old English fǣtt, from Proto-West Germanic *faitid, originally the past participle of the verb *faitijan, from *fait.
  • From Middle English fat, from Old English fæt, from Proto-Germanic *fatą, from Proto-Indo-European *pod-. Cognate with Dutch vat, German Fass, Swedish fat. See vat.

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