Definitions for fattening

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fattening(adj)

    subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter

    "a fattening hog"; "fattening pens"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fattening(adjective)ˈætənɪŋ

    causing the body to store too much fat

    This burger must be very fattening.


  1. fattening(Verb)

    present participle of fatten.

  2. fattening(Adjective)

    That which causes weight gain; usually high calorie food with relatively little nutritive value.

    I'd really love to lose weight, the trouble is, tasty deserts with stuff like whipped cream are so fattening.


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