fattening

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Adjective[edit]

fattening (comparative more fattening, superlative most fattening)

  1. That causes weight gain; often of high calorie food with relatively little nutritive value.
    I'd really love to lose weight, the trouble is, tasty deserts with stuff like whipped cream are so fattening.

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Noun[edit]

fattening (plural fattenings)

  1. The act of making something fatter, particularly in reference or allusion to livestock
  2. The act of eating a lot of food, thereby getting fatter

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Verb[edit]

fattening

  1. Present participle of fatten.
    1997, J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, iv:
    Yer great puddin’ of a son don’ need fattenin’ any more, Dursley, don’ worry.’