fat´ti|ness

fat|ty «FAT ee», adjective, -ti|er, -ti|est, noun, plural -ties.
–adj.
1. of fat; containing fat: »

fatty tissue.

SYNONYM(S): adipose.
2. like fat; oily; greasy: »

Some plastics made of nylon have a fatty feel to them.

3. Medicine. marked by abnormal deposits of fat; tending to produce fat.
–n.
Informal. a fat person or animal.
fat´ti|ly, adverb.
fat´ti|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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