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lard (something) with (something)
1. To cover or coat (something) with something rich in or composed of fat. The key to crispy roasted potatoes is to lard them with duck fat before baking. Marinade the turkey crown for at least 12 hours, then lard it with strips of bacon.
2. To fill or inject something with a lot of things that are useless, unwanted, or undesirable. Usually used in reference to nontangible things. Often used in passive constructions. She larded her speech with malicious rhetoric and invective. My dad's stories are always larded with these pointless tangents that seem to drag on for an eternity.
A disparaging term for an obese person. Primarily heard in UK.
offensive slang An obese person, often one considered to be lazy. They hired some lardass to be a security guard—I don't know how he'll be able to stop a thief from running away. I turned into a bit of a lardass after the accident, as all I could do with two broken legs was stay inside and play video games all day.
larded with (something)
Containing or thoroughly filled with a lot of something, especially that which is useless, unwanted, or undesirable. Her speech was larded with malicious rhetoric and invective. My dad's stories are always larded with these pointless tangents that seem to drag on for an eternity. The attic was larded with old junk the family had accumulated over four generations.
slang A buffoon; a foolish, oafish person. Ever since that lardhead took over the company, we've seen our monthly profits continually plummet. Look at this dent! Some lardhead obviously slammed their door into my car in the parking lot today.
tub of lard
A highly derogatory term for an obese person. These glamour magazines make it seem like anyone who's not a cover model is basically a tub of lard.
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tub of lard
a fat person. (Insulting.) Who's that tub of lard who just came in? That tub of lard can hardly get through the door.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. To cover or coat something with lard or a similar fatty substance: The cook larded the rice with pork fat.
2. To enrich or embellish something thoroughly with extra material: The performer larded the monologue with boring stories. The report was larded with unnecessary quotations.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. n. someone with very fat buttocks. (see also crisco.) Here comes that lard ass again.
2. n. very large buttocks. (Rude and derogatory.) I’m gonna have to do something about this lard ass of mine.
1. n. a stupid person. What a lardhead! Where are your brains?
2. mod. foolish. Now here’s something from the lardhead department.
tub of lardand tub of guts
n. a fat person. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Shut up, you stupid tub of lard! Who’s that tub of guts who just came in?
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