fatted fatted

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
  2. (n) a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
  3. (n) excess bodily weight
  4. (v) make fat or plump
  5. (adj) having an (over)abundance of flesh
  6. (adj) having a relatively large diameter
  7. (adj) containing or composed of fat
  8. (adj) lucrative
  9. (adj) marked by great fruitfulness

Usage(s):

  1. Georgia's fatted calf is dead.
  2. It's a good thing New Zealand has plenty of cattle, because these days it needs a lot of fatted calves: its prodigal sons are coming home in record numbers.
  3. An outcry over animal cruelty has led to proposed legislation in California that would outlaw production and sale of the fatted duck and goose livers.

News

  • Duck and Lemongrass Sausage Patties recipe

    The brand new cookbook "In the Charcuterie: The Fatted Calf's Guide to Making Sausage, Salumi, Pates, Roasts, Confits and Other Meaty Goods" by Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller (Ten Speed Press, $40) has this recipe which does not require stuffing....
    on October 16, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "I got off to a bad start. I've actually fatted two bunker shots today out of the fairway bunkers," Flesch said. "You know, just kind of played a couple sloppy holes today in general. The first and the last are two pretty sloppy ones. But you...
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Steve Flesch Source: AFP

  2. "I think it's still moving backwards," Woods joked about his chip at 12. "I fatted it. Just the way it goes."
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Tiger Wood Source: Sports Network

  3. "I fatted a six," Mickelson said.
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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