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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]
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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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In the quest for health and longevity, many of us have tried all kinds of gimmicks, from fat farms to boycotting elevators and cutting out anything chocolate.
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The faulty doctors were not running fat farms, selling bogus cancer cures, or working outside their specialties.