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Fat City

or fat city

noun, Slang.
an easy and prosperous condition or circumstance:
With a new house and a better-paying job, she's in Fat City.
Origin of Fat City
First recorded in 1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Slang definitions & phrases for Fat City

fat city

noun phrase

  1. An ideal situation; splendid state of affairs •In earlier use fat city meant ''vulva'': You're in fat city while other poor slobs sweat on assembly lines/ Johnny came marching home from college and announced he was in ''fat city'' (1960s+)
  2. Poor physical condition, esp because of being overweight: Its principal characters wind up in ''fat city'' (argot for ''out of condition'') (1970s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with Fat City

fat city

Also,Fat City. A condition or circumstance marked by considerable prosperity or having a superior advantage. For example, With that new job she'll be in fat city. [ ; 1960s ]
Also see: easy street
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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