Synonyms of fat in English:

fat


See definition of fat

adjective

1‘a fat man walked in’

SYNONYMS
plump, stout, overweight, heavy, large, solid, chubby, portly, rotund, flabby, paunchy, pot-bellied, beer-bellied, dumpy, meaty, broad in the beam, of ample proportions, Falstaffian
buxom
obese, morbidly obese, corpulent, bloated, gross, gargantuan, elephantine
fleshy
informal tubby, roly-poly, beefy, porky, blubbery, poddy, chunky, well padded, well covered, well upholstered
British informal podgy, fubsy, lard-arsed
Scottish literary sonsy
rare pursy, abdominous
ANTONYMS

thin, skinny

2‘fat bacon’

SYNONYMS
fatty, greasy, oily, oleaginous, unctuous
formal pinguid, adipose, sebaceous
ANTONYMS

lean

3‘those fat books you're always reading’

SYNONYMS
thick, big, chunky, substantial, extended, long
ANTONYMS

thin

4‘a fat salary’

SYNONYMS
large, substantial, considerable, sizeable
generous, handsome, ample, excellent, good, competitive
ANTONYMS

small

5‘fat chance she had of influencing Guy’

SYNONYMS
very little, not much, minimal, hardly any
ANTONYMS

good


noun

1‘whales insulate themselves with layers of fat’

SYNONYMS
fatty tissue, fat cells, blubber, adipose tissue

2‘he was tall and running to fat’

SYNONYMS
fatness, plumpness, stoutness, heaviness, chubbiness, tubbiness, portliness, rotundity, podginess, flabbiness, bulk, excessive weight
obesity, corpulence, grossness
paunch, pot belly, beer belly, beer gut
informal flab, blubber, beef
ANTONYMS

thinness

3‘fried bread in sizzling fat’

SYNONYMS
cooking oil, animal fat, vegetable fat, grease
lard, suet, butter, margarine