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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on body)grasso nm
 She lost a lot of fat by dieting.
 Ha perso molto grasso facendo una dieta.
fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (substance in food)grasso nm
 She trimmed the fat off her steak before eating it.
 Ha tolto il grasso dalla sua bistecca prima di mangiarla.
fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (component of food) (chimica, cibi)grassi, lipidi nmpl
 Look. This cheese tastes so good because it is high in fat.
 Guarda. Questo formaggio è così buono perché è ricco di grassi.
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." ([sb]: overweight)grasso, grassoccio, sovrappeso agg
  (colloquiale, offensivo)ciccione agg
 She admitted that she was fat and had to lose weight.
 Ha ammesso di essere grassa e di dover dimagrire.
 
Additional Translations
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (large)grosso agg
 The truck was carrying a fat load.
 Il camion stava portando un grosso carico.
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (thick)spesso, alto, grosso agg
 She took a fat book out of her bag and opened to page 1002.
 Ha tirato fuori dalla borsa un libro spesso e l'ha aperto a pagina 1022.
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (lucrative)proficuo, remunerativo, lauto agg
 The ex-politician won a fat contract from the city.
 L'ex politico ha ottenuto un lauto contratto dal comune.
fat,
fatty
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (greasy)grasso, unto, oleoso agg
 This burger is so fat! It's quite disgusting.
 Questo hamburger è così grasso! È disgustoso.
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." dated, Biblical (fertile)fertile agg
 The land was fat, and anything would grow there.
 Il terreno era fertile, ci cresceva ogni cosa.
fat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (swollen)gonfio agg
 You could see that her ankles were fat from walking around all day.
 Si vedeva che aveva le caviglie gonfie per aver camminato tutto il giorno.
fat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (become fat)ingrassarsi v rif
 You could see that his arms had fattened.
 Si vedeva che le sue braccia si erano ingrassate.
fat [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make fat)ingrassare vtr
  mettere all'ingrasso vtr
 Ingrassano i maiali prima di macellarli.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
back fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excess fat on back) (sulla schiena)grasso posteriore nm
body fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fat on body)grasso corporeo nm
 She has almost no body fat; she is all muscle.
 Lei non ha quasi grasso corporeo; è tutta muscolo.
chew the fat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (have a long chat) (idiomatico)parlare del più e del meno vi
 I'd love to stand around chewing the fat, but these bills aren't going to pay themselves.
 Mi piacerebbe molto stare qui a parlare del più e del meno, ma queste bollette non si pagano da sole!
deep fat grasso abbondante per fritti
fat ass nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. pejorative, vulgar, offensive, slang (overweight person) (offensivo)ciccione, panzone nm
  (offensivo)palla di lardo nf
 She can't be a cheerleader because she's too much of a fat ass.
 Quella cicciona non può certo fare la ragazza pon-pon!
fat cat persona ricca e facoltosa
fat cell cellula adiposa
fat chance molto improbabile
Fat chance! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (unlikely) (ironico: improbabile)Sicuro!, Certo!, Come no! inter
  Stai fresco! inter
  Campa cavallo! inter
 Ha! Fat chance that he will ever pay you back.
 Eh, sicuro che ti restituisce i soldi!
 Stai fresco se speri che ti restituisca i soldi!
 Se aspetti che ti restituisca i soldi, campa cavallo!
fat fold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (overhanging skin on obese person)rotolo di grasso nm
 She found it difficult to wash under her fat folds.
 Non riusciva bene a lavarsi sotto i rotoli di grasso.
fat man ciccione nm
fat man  (uomo grasso)grassone nm
fat woman cicciona adj
fat-free adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (food: containing no fats)senza grassi
 I bought some fat-free yogurt, but it doesn't taste as good as the real thing! It is a mistake to think that because a food is fat-free, it's also free of calories.
 Ho comprato dello yogurt senza grassi, ma non è buono come quello normale. È un errore pensare che siccome un alimento è senza grassi sia anche privo di calorie.
fat-head testa dura, zuccone adj
fat-soluble liposolubile agg
fat-tailed a coda grassa (pecore) adj
get fat vi + adj informal (put on weight)ingrassare vi
  diventare grasso vtr
 You should stop eating so much – you're getting fat.
 Smettila di mangiare così tanto, stai ingrassando.
grow fat  (prendere peso)ingrassare v
look fat viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (appear overweight)sembrare grasso vi
 Darling, does this dress make me look fat?
 Tesoro, questo vestito mi fa sembrare grassa?
low fat,
low-fat
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(food: skimmed, light) (yogurt, latte)magro agg
  (yogurt, latte)light agg
  (generico)povero di grassi agg
low-fat milk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (skimmed dairy product)latte scremato nm
non-fat milk nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (skimmed milk)latte scremato nm
 I use non-fat milk on my cereal, but I prefer whole milk in coffee because it's creamier.
 Uso il latte scremato nei cereali, ma preferisco il latte intero nel caffè perché è più cremoso.
polyunsaturated fat grassi polinsaturi
saturated fat grasso saturo
skim the fat off [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove fat from top of)scremare vtr
 After milking the cows, we skimmed the fat off the milk and made butter.
stomach fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excess abdominal fat)grasso addominale nm
 The only way to reduce your stomach fat is to lose weight overall.
the fat of the land il lusso nm
trans fat,
trans-fat
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(hydrogenated vegetable oil) (informale, nutrizione)grasso trans nm
 Your body has no natural mechanism for eliminating trans-fat.
 Il nostro corpo non possiede un meccanismo naturale per eliminare i grassi trans.
unsaturated fat grasso non saturo
vegetable fat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (oil from plant source)grasso vegetale nm
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