one of a class of sheep with much fat along the sides of the tail bones, raised for their meat and widely distributed in southeast Europe, northern Africa, and Asia.
[fat-stok] /ˈfætˌstɒk/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. 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