noun, Chiefly British.
livestock that has been fattened for market.
- Fat tax
noun 1. (informal) a tax levied in the form of higher duties or VAT on foods with a high fat content noun a tax imposed on or proposed for high-fat or otherwise unhealthy foodstuffs Examples Researchers claim a fat tax would save thousands of lives, but is a tax the right way to fight obesity? […]
[fat] /fæt/ adjective, fatter, fattest. 1. having too much flabby tissue; corpulent; obese: a fat person. 2. plump; well-fed: a good, fat chicken. 3. consisting of or containing fat; greasy; oily: fat gravy; fat meat. 4. profitable, as an office: a fat job on the city commission. 5. affording good opportunities, especially for gain: a […]
- Fatted calf
see: kill the fatted calf
[fat-n] /ˈfæt n/ verb (used with object) 1. to make fat. 2. to feed (animals) abundantly before slaughter. 3. to enrich: to fatten the soil; to fatten one’s pocketbook. 4. Cards. verb (used without object) 5. to grow . /ˈfætən/ verb 1. to grow or cause to grow fat or fatter 2. (transitive) to cause […]