fat farm
noun Date: 1969 a health spa that specializes in weight reduction

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  • fat farm — fat .färm n a health spa that specializes in weight reduction …   Medical dictionary

  • fat farm — n AmE informal a place where people who are fat can go to lose weight and improve their health →↑health farm …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fat farm — fat ,farm noun count INFORMAL a place where people can go to try to lose weight by eating in a healthy way and doing a lot of exercise …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fat farm — fat′ farm n. sl. cvb inf a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping people lose weight • Etymology: cvb 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • fat farm — ☆ fat farm n. Informal a resort or spa where well to do people go to lose weight through a regimen of diet and exercise …   English World dictionary

  • Fat Farm — Infobox short story | name = Fat Farm title orig = translator = author = Orson Scott Card country = United States language = English series = genre = published in = Omni publication type = Periodical publisher = Omni Publications media type =… …   Wikipedia

  • fat farm — noun a health spa that specializes in helping people lose weight • Hypernyms: ↑health spa, ↑spa, ↑health club * * * noun : a health spa that specializes in weight reduction * * * Informal. a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fat farm — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fat farm : singular fat farm plural fat farms informal a place where people can go to try to lose weight by eating in a healthy way and doing a lot of exercise …   English dictionary

  • fat farm — noun (C) AmE informal a place where people who are fat can go to lose weight and improve their health compare health farm …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fat farm — /ˈfæt fam/ (say fat fahm) noun Colloquial a resort where one goes to lose weight …   Australian English dictionary

  • fat farm — n a health farm or slimming centre …   Contemporary slang

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