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No non-wiki reference at OneLook has this. It looks like big + fat to me. Even if the spelling bigfat is attestable, I'd bet it's pronounced with stress on both syllables and is arguably a misspelling of "big, fat". But, I could be wrong. DCDuring TALK 18:15, 19 June 2011 (UTC)
- Well, I would delete it, but I got my knuckles rapped for deleting big phat! SemperBlotto 08:58, 20 June 2011 (UTC)
- As a note speedy delete big phat if this fails
- As a reply, I don't see this as sum of parts. A 'big fat liar' is usually a childish way of calling someone a liar. The person doesn't have to be big or fat, even in figurative senses of big and fat. I don't see how this could ever be sum of parts. My question to DCDuring and SemperBlotto is what meanings we would need to make these sum of parts? --Mglovesfun (talk) 09:57, 20 June 2011 (UTC)
- Reminds me of Talk:fat-ass. Equinox ◑ 10:57, 20 June 2011 (UTC)
- The sense of big in this collocation is about the same as that in the even more common collocation "big old" or dialect "big ole". This spoken citation from w:Dan Rather shows productiveness of "big" in this intensifying adverb use: "RATHER: That would strike a lot of people as big ugly." This transcription is an interesting contrast of adjectival and intensifying adverb use of "big": "I mean, sometimes it's a big, huge, big huge moment in your life.".
- As to "fat", I think it is the sense shown in , excluding the odd scanno and the occasional literal use. "Fat" seems to be be an intensifying pejorative adjective that occurs with negative valence nouns.
- IOW, I think "big" and "fat" are productive in the relevant senses. DCDuring TALK 16:06, 20 June 2011 (UTC)
- keep but move to big fat-, i.e. big fat liar, big fat phoney, big fat idiot.220.127.116.11 20:42, 10 November 2011 (UTC)
Keep because I have a BFFFF big fat fucking faggot friend, who i love very much!Lucifer 03:36, 7 December 2011 (UTC)
- Kept. No consensus.--Jusjih (talk) 08:26, 22 May 2012 (UTC)