Fattener Fat"ten*er, n. One who, or that which, fattens; that which gives fatness or fertility. [1913 Webster]

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  • fattener — fat·ten·er …   English syllables

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  • fatten — verb (fattened; fattening) Date: circa 1552 transitive verb 1. a. to make fat, fleshy, or plump; especially to feed (as a stock animal) for slaughter b. to make more substantial 2. to make fertile intransitive verb to become fat • fattener …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • fatten — fattenable, adj. fattener, n. /fat n/, v.t. 1. to make fat. 2. to feed (animals) abundantly before slaughter. 3. to enrich: to fatten the soil; to fatten one s pocketbook. 4. Cards. a. Poker. to increase the number of chips in (a pot). b.… …   Universalium

  • fatten — /ˈfætn/ (say fatn) verb (t) 1. to make fat. 2. to feed for slaughter. 3. to enrich; make fertile. 4. Poker to increase the number of chips in (a pot). –verb (i) 5. Chiefly US to grow fat. {fat + t + en1} –fattener, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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