• 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."


  • The act of becoming fatter.
  • The act of making something fatter, particularly in reference or allusion to livestock.


  • 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.’"

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