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Definitions for fatty
ˈfæt ifat·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatso, fatty, fat person, roly-poly, butterballadjective

    a rotund individual

  2. fatty, fatadjective

    containing or composed of fat

    "fatty food"; "fat tissue"


  1. fattynoun

    An obese person.

    Look at the size of that fatty

  2. fattyadjective

    Containing, composed of, or consisting of fat.

  3. fattyadjective

    Like fat; greasy.

  4. fattyadjective

    Literally or figuratively large.

  5. Etymology: From. Cognate with vettig, fettig.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fattyadjective

    Unctuous; oleaginous; greasy; partaking of the nature of fat.

    Etymology: from fat.

    The like cloud, if oily or fatty, will not discharge; not because it sticketh faster, but because air preyeth upon water, and flame and fire upon oil. Francis Bacon, Natural History.

    The gourd
    And thirsty cucumber, when they perceive
    Th’ approaching olive, with resentment fly
    Her fatty fibres, and with tendrils creep
    Diverse, detesting contact. Phillips.

    The common symptoms of the muriatick scurvy are, a saline taste in the spittle, and a lixivial urine, sometimes with a fatty substance like a thin skin a-top. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.


  1. Fatty

    Fatty is a derogatory term for someone who is obese. It may refer also to:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fattyadjective

    containing fat, or having the qualities of fat; greasy; gross; as, a fatty substance

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FATTY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fatty is ranked #120901 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Fatty surname appeared 143 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Fatty.

    69.2% or 99 total occurrences were Black.
    18.8% or 27 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    4.9% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.5% or 5 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fatty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fatty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fatty in a Sentence

  1. Kaleigh McMordie:

    Walnuts contain several nutrients that promote good sleep, such as melatonin, serotonin, and magnesium. Studies show that eating walnuts increases melatonin in the blood, making walnuts a great bedtime snack, walnuts are also high in omega-3 fatty acids. Animal studies in rats have shown that omega-3 fatty acid deficiency can alter several neurotransmitter pathways, including that of serotonin, affecting depression, anxiety, and sleep.

  2. Richard Isaacson:

    Fatty fish like wild salmon, sardines, albacore tuna, lake trout and mackerel are loaded with brain healthy Omega-3 fatty acids which nourish the brain cells.

  3. Taz Bhatia:

    Fatty foods take longer to move through the digestive system, which can make nausea worse and trigger acid reflux.

  4. Gavin Gibbons:

    This type of study can scare pregnant women unnecessarily away from a healthy protein that includes essential fatty acids for their baby's brain and eye development.

  5. Damon Gameau:

    After twelve days I had put on about 5 pounds, and then after 18 days I had started to develop fatty liver disease. And this is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease because it didn't exist nearly 35 years ago, and it's now found in nearly one in three Americans.

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