I UK [ˈfætɪ] / US adjective
Word forms "fatty":
adjective fatty comparative fattier superlative fattiest
a) containing a lot of fat

fatty foods

b) consisting of fat

fatty tissue

II UK [ˈfætɪ] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "fatty":
singular fatty plural fatties informal
an insulting word for someone who is fat

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