Fat City

Fat City

noun Slang.
an easy and prosperous condition or circumstance: With a new house and a better-paying job, she's in Fat City.
Also, fat city.


Origin:
1960–65

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fat city definition


  1. n.
    a state of wealth and comfort; easy street. : She's living in fat city ever since she inherited her fortune.
  2. n.
    fatness (expressed as a place). : I've had it with fat city. I'm going on a diet.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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fat city

Also, Fat City. A condition or circumstance marked by considerable prosperity or having a superior advantage. For example, With that new job she'll be in fat city. [Slang; 1960s] Also see easy street.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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