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fat farm

noun, Informal.
a sanitarium or a resort that specializes in helping people lose weight.
Origin of fat farm
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for fat farm

fat farm

(slang) a health farm or similar establishment to which people go to lose weight
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Slang definitions & phrases for fat farm

fat farm

noun phrase

A resort or treatment center where people go to lose weight: It'll be adventures of me, and takes place at a fat farm/ I went to a California fat farm a couple years ago (1960s+)

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Idioms and Phrases with fat farm

fat farm

A clinic or resort where people go to lose weight, as in She spends all her vacations at a fat farm but it hasn't helped so far. This is a somewhat derisive term for such an establishment. [ ; 1960s ]
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