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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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