fat farm


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fat farm

n. Informal
A spa or resort that specializes in weight loss.

fat farm

n
(Medicine) slang a health farm or similar establishment to which people go to lose weight

fat′ farm`


n.
Slang.
a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping people lose weight.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fat farm - a health spa that specializes in helping people lose weightfat farm - a health spa that specializes in helping people lose weight
health club, health spa, spa - a place of business with equipment and facilities for exercising and improving physical fitness
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A bit like a fat farm reality show, but with a serious message, this sees the patients take on a radical liquid diet of just 800 calories a day for four weeks.
Pick the A bit like a fat farm reality show, but with a serious message, this sees the patients take on a radical liquid diet of just 800 calories a day for four weeks.
ON THE MENU In its previous incarnation Ragdale was a 'fat farm' which weighed guests and then fed them the 'Ragdale cardboard brick' breakfast biscuit.
She is desperate to improve her body image and has been exerting effort to shed the extra pounds by joining a weight-loss group, considering getting gastric bypass surgery and checking into a fat farm.
'My first thought was, well it's just a fat farm - why do they think I need to lose weight?
NEW he uk(9 5): Last week's game was the smallest amount appealing event at Ralph Wilson Stadium since back in 1994, When Uncle Phil broke out from the Orchard Park fat farm, Scored a ticket and watched the entire game wearing outright Buffalo wing sauce.8.
Marina Rubin, tired of endlessly unsuccessful dieting, checks herself in to an expensive "fat farm." She gets much more than she bargained for--something closer to The Lord of the Flies than a spa experience.
If a recruit cannot complete a single push-up or sit-up, not to worry: the Canadian Forces welcomes them aboard anyway and provides them with what amounts to a military-style "fat farm" to get them in shape.
Michelle Obama wants to use government money and influence to cajole grocery stores to operate in "food deserts"--"Low income urban and rural neighborhoods that are more than a mile from a supermarket"--to allow healthy eating by Americans ("Michelle Obama's Federal Fat Farm," September 13).
But our treatment is holistic." In the virtual fat farm, patients are given meals with carefully counted calories.
Never mind the WeightWatchers fitness campaign, this is like the work-out on fat farm. At this rate I will be upping his pocket money because at the end of the holidays I will be as fit as an SAS commando.
Here, let me get you a new bottle; I've got one left, behind this big, fat farm subsidy."