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fat

1. slang Stupid; incompetent. Always used in reference to one's head. Can't you get it into your fat head that I don't want to be a part of your boneheaded scheme?
2. slang Little to no; minimal or nonexistent. A: "Do you think the boss is going to reinstate our year-end bonuses?" B: "Ha, fat chance." The state government just spent a huge amount of money repairing the roads around the state. I don't drive, though, so a fat lot of good that will do me.
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fat

1. mod. great; excellent. (see also the spelling variant phat.) Mary thought the rally was fat, but she left early anyway.
2. mod. well supplied with something; having an overabundance of something. We’re fat with paper, but there’s not a toner cartridge in sight.
3. mod. sexy. You are truly fat, Wendy.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Sometimes Joshua would pull back the covers to find a toad squatting on his pillow or a black long-legged spider scampering fatly away from the sudden light, and he would scream, and when the scream bottomed out, his brother's laughter would come rolling down the hall.
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In "Campanology," Mendel "naps in his human cell, / his shrugging penis curling fatly into his innocent thigh." While the Mendel-centered poems lack copulation, their expression is by no means devoid of erotic tension.
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But Polly's squawking can't compete with the real forest noises, the deer that thunder through the bracken and the hoot of a tawny owl as it flaps fatly in the canopy.
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"I know you do a tough job", he told them jabbing a chubby finger fatly at the camera, "but you won't always have that figure you know, so whatever you do start developing a personality now because you're going to need one some day."
Not jettisoning the lessons of neo-formalist, neo-Kantian critique but not simply kowtowing to them either, responding to Harrison's work (as to the best of her contemporaries) compels a response enfolding the frivolous, the stupid, the fatly intractable, a Ronellian beyond of knowledge.