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fat·ten

 (făt′n)
v. fat·tened, fat·ten·ing, fat·tens
v.tr.
1. To make plump or fat.
2. To fertilize (land).
3. To increase the amount or substance of: fatten one's bank account.
v.intr.
To grow fat or fatter.

fat′ten·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fattening - subject to or used in the process of finishing or fattening up for slaughter; "a fattening hog"; "fattening pens"
finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
Translations

fattening

[ˈfætnɪŋ]
A. ADJ [food] → que hace engordar
chocolate is fatteningel chocolate engorda
B. N (Agr) → engorde m

fattening

[ˈfætənɪŋ] adjqui fait grossir
Chocolate is fattening → Le chocolat fait grossir.

fattening

adj fooddick machend; chocolate is fatteningSchokolade macht dick

fattening

[ˈfætnɪŋ] adjingrassante
chocolate is fattening → la cioccolata fa ingrassare
References in classic literature ?
Another twice as big as ours which they breed to kill, fattening them with the milk of three or four cows.
Meanwhile, upon questioning him in his broken fashion, Queequeg gave me to understand that, in his land, owing to the absence of settees and sofas of all sorts, the king, chiefs, and great people generally, were in the custom of fattening some of the lower orders for ottomans; and to furnish a house comfortably in that respect, you had only to buy up eight or ten lazy fellows, and lay them round in the piers and alcoves.
Jake said he might as well take the wagon and haul to market the pig he had been fattening.