[fat-bod-ee] /ˈfætˌbɒd i/
noun, plural fatbodies. Entomology.
a diffuse tissue of insects, having numerous functions including food storage, metabolism, and storage of wastes and in some insects modified as a light-producing organ.
- Fat camp
noun 1. a residential camp at which children undergo a programme of exercise, diet change, etc, intended to help them lose weight noun a residential camp that helps attendees lose weight, esp. children Usage Note slang
noun, Slang. 1. a wealthy person from whom large political campaign contributions are expected. 2. any wealthy person, especially one who has become rich quickly through questionable dealings. 3. an important, influential, or famous person. 4. a person who has become lazy or self-satisfied as the result of privilege or advantage. noun 1. (slang) modifier […]
noun, Biology. 1. a cell in loose connective tissue that is specialized for the synthesis and storage of fat. fat cell n. Any of various connective tissue cells found in adipose tissue, specialized for the storage of fat, and distended with one or more fat globules, the cytoplasm usually being compressed into a thin envelope, […]
noun, Slang. 1. an easy and prosperous condition or circumstance: With a new house and a better-paying job, she’s in Fat City. noun phrase Also, Fat City. A condition or circumstance marked by considerable prosperity or having a superior advantage. For example, With that new job she’ll be in fat city. [ ; 1960s ] […]