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fatso

[fat-soh]
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noun, plural fat·sos, fat·soes. Informal: Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a fat person (used as a term of address).

Origin of fatso

1940–45; perhaps Fats a nickname for a fat person (see fat, -s4) + -o; also compared with fat sow, German Fettsau
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Examples from the Web for fatso

Historical Examples

  • She'd give me Fatso, because he wants to chew me out, but she won't put him on for you.

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Mibutaltal si Tambuk sa katri, Fatso is sprawled on the bed.

  • Big Boy was ambling over towards Fatso, apparently to claim his prize.

  • The woman's face shifted to one side and a man's appeared—a face to justify in full the nickname "Fatso."

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Anyway, he wants us to and we want to so everything's lovely and so let's get to work on Fatso and his Foster.

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith


British Dictionary definitions for fatso

fatso

noun plural -sos or -soes
  1. slang a fat person: used as an insulting or disparaging term of address
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