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Meaning of FATTY

Pronunciation:  'fatee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rotund individual
  2. [adj]  containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"

FATTY is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: adipose, buttery, fat, fat person, fatso, greasy, oily, oleaginous, roly-poly, sebaceous, suety, superfatted
 Antonyms: fat-free, fatless, nonfat, skin and bones, thin person
 See Also: large person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fat"ty\, a.
Containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy;
gross; as, a fatty substance.

{Fatty acid} (Chem.), any one of the paraffin series of
   monocarbonic acids, as formic acid, acetic, etc.; -- so
   called because the higher members, as stearic and palmitic
   acids, occur in the natural fats, and are themselves
   fatlike substances.

{Fatty clays}. See under {Clay}.

{Fatty degeneration} (Med.), a diseased condition, in which
   the oil globules, naturally present in certain organs, are
   so multiplied as gradually to destroy and replace the
   efficient parts of these organs.

{Fatty heart}, {Fatty liver}, etc. (Med.), a heart, liver,
   etc., which have been the subjects of fatty degeneration
   or infiltration.

{Fatty infiltration} (Med.), a condition in which there is an
   excessive accumulation of fat in an organ, without
   destruction of any essential parts of the latter.

{Fatty tumor} (Med.), a tumor consisting of fatty or adipose
   tissue; lipoma.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adipose, blimp, blubbery, buttery, butyraceous, chrismal, chrismatory, fat, greasy, heavy, heavyweight, hippo, lardaceous, lardy, lump, mucoid, oily, oleaginous, oleic, potbelly, rich, roly-poly, sebaceous, sleek, slick, slippery, smooth, soapy, suety, swagbelly, tallowy, tub, tub of lard, tun, unctuous, unguent, unguentary, unguentous