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Fat City

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noun Slang.

an easy and prosperous condition or circumstance: With a new house and a better-paying job, she's in Fat City.

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Origin of Fat City

First recorded in 1960–65
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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. [Slang; 1960s] Also see easy street.

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