fattened fattened  /ˈfæ tənd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of market animals) made ready for market

Usage(s):

  1. The site is a giant feed lot in central Florida where 20,000 cattle at a time are fattened.
  2. They're shifted after a few months to the tight quarters of an industrial feedlot, to be fattened up as fast as possible Diet: Grass and corn.
  3. They stage-managed the appearance of Mossadegh's successor, General Zahedi, whose personal bank account they fattened.

News

  1. Report: 10 worst charities

    An analysis by the Center for Investigative Reporting and a newspaper identifies the charities that fattened solicitors' wallets.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. This Foie Gras ‘Factory’ Might Make You Want to Be a Goose

    Serving foie gras is illegal in California. The loophole to the 2004 law, which went into effect last year, is that it outlaws the sale of fattened goose and duck liver; restaurants can give it away. But when a restaurant in San Jose recently offered a foie freebie, the chef received death threats.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Mayor not interested in undoing secret pension fattener for ex-fire commissioner

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday showed no interest in undoing the secret deal that fattened the pension of former Chicago Fire Commissioner Ray Orozco, arguing that the controversy diverts attention from the more important issue: pension reform. “I’ve said this before when somebody tries to take one personality and say, `That’s the problem.’ The challenge in the fund for firefighters is not Ray ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Quotes

  1. On the campaign trail in Minnesota, McCain said "an inexcusable lack of financial transparency allowed Wall Street firms to engage in reckless behavior that padded their profits and fattened executive bonuses when times were good."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: The Miami Herald

  2. "On the one hand, we see the sabbath of witches who have been fattened up with oranges and who pretend that they represent the whole of the nation, on the other hand we see the peaceful power of constructive forces that has gathered in this...
    on Nov 27, 2004 By: Yuri Luzhkov Source: USA Today

  3. "You look at their numbers and you'd think we were in a softball league when it's over," Padres manager Bruce Bochy said. "They have some young guys who can swing the bat. We fattened up some averages, that's for sure."
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Bruce Bochy Source: USA Today

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