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Definitions for fatty
ˈfæt ifat·ty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word fatty.

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:


  1. fatty

    Fatty refers to something that contains, consists of or is derived from fat. This could be a natural or synthetic substance that is greasy or oily to the touch, insoluble in water, and utilized by living organisms for various functions such as energy storage or insulation. Fatty is also often used to describe food or substances high in fat content. In colloquial terms, "fatty" may be used as a nickname or descriptor for an overweight individual, though this usage is often considered offensive or derogatory.

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. Jay Cowin:

    It's full of polyunsaturated fatty acids like Omega-6, which can cause inflammation and liver damage, when buying cooking oils, it's important to know and understand that we need a balance of Omega 3 and 6 fats in our diet; so consuming disproportionate amounts of either one can imbalance the system.

  2. Michael Garrico:

    Coconut oil is abundant in medium-chain fatty acids, which are more difficult for the body to convert into stored lipids.

  3. Andrea Bergmann:

    We have always been at the forefront when it comes to finding new trends and offering innovative products to our customers. Insects present culinary variety and an interesting composition of nutrients, such as proteins, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, mineral and fiber, we are convinced that there are many foodies and open-minded customers in Switzerland, who will try and like insects or insect products - not only as an alternative to meat but also for culinary reasons.

  4. Leana Wen:

    Many times, people think about cutting calories or not consuming fatty foods, but they may not be aware of the dangers of free sugars, when we buy packaged foods — even the ones we don’t think of as being sweet like bread, breakfast cereals, flavored yoghurts or condiments — these foods usually have plenty of added sugar, and it adds up.

  5. William Ralph Inge:

    I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty.

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