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Definitions for fattening
fat·ten·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatteningadjective

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

    "a fattening hog"; "fattening pens"

Wiktionary

  1. fatteningverb

    present participle of fatten.

  2. fatteningadjective

    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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  1. fattening

    Fattening primarily refers to the process of gaining weight, often in the context of livestock where animals are fed with the purpose of increasing their weight or the thickness of the fat layer for better meat quality. It can also refer to the act of consuming an excessive amount of high-calorie food, leading to weight gain in humans. This term can be used in a broader sense to refer to the action of making something larger, thicker, or broader.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fattening in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fattening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fattening in a Sentence

  1. Lenore Hershey:

    Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.

  2. Shane Dormady:

    I think younger people are on average consuming less healthy food – fast food, processed snacks, processed sugars – and I think that those foods also contain higher concentrations of carcinogens and mutagens, in addition to the fact that they are very fattening, it’s well-publicized that child, adolescent, young adult obesity is rampant, if not epidemic, in our country.

  3. Alexander Woollcott:

    All the things I really like to do are either illegal, immoral, or fattening.

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