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fat farm

noun, Informal.
1.
a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping people lose weight.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for fat-farm

fat farm

noun
1.
(slang) a health farm or similar establishment to which people go to lose weight
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Slang definitions & phrases for fat-farm

fat farm

noun phrase

A resort or treatment center where people go to lose weight: It'll be adventures of me, and takes place at a fat farm/ I went to a California fat farm a couple years ago (1960s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with fat-farm

fat farm

A clinic or resort where people go to lose weight, as in She spends all her vacations at a fat farm but it hasn't helped so far. This is a somewhat derisive term for such an establishment. [ ; 1960s ]
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