fattenable

fatten

[fat-n]
verb (used with object)
1.
to make fat.
2.
to feed (animals) abundantly before slaughter.
3.
to enrich: to fatten the soil; to fatten one's pocketbook.
4.
Cards.
a.
Poker. to increase the number of chips in (a pot).
b.
Pinochle. to play a card that scores high on (a trick) expected to be taken by a partner.
verb (used without object)
5.
to grow fat.

Origin:
1545–55; fat + -en1

fattenable, adjective
fattener, noun
overfatten, verb (used with object)
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fatten (ˈfætən)
 
vb
1.  to grow or cause to grow fat or fatter
2.  (tr) to cause (an animal or fowl) to become fat by feeding it
3.  (tr) to make fuller or richer
4.  (tr) to enrich (soil) by adding fertilizing agents
 
'fattenable
 
adj
 
'fattener
 
n
 
'fattening
 
adj

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fatten
1550s, from fat + -en (1). Related: Fattened.
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