somewhat fat.

Origin of fattish

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at fat, -ish1
Related formsfat·tish·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for fattish

Historical Examples of fattish

  • Dr. Veiga was fattish and rather shabby; about sixty years of age.

    Mr. Prohack

    E. Arnold Bennett

  • "Since you have dined with him, tell us what kind of a man he is aside from his fattish qualities," said the curious councilor.

  • Rouletabille as he entered the drawing-room recognized the shining, fattish bald head of the terrible man.

  • An orderly, a fattish person with a fine mustache and scorched knees, was commanded to secure, seal and register the parcel.


    William McFee

  • A bent, fattish figure in a shawl came toward him through the haggard, his wife's mother.

    The Wind Bloweth

    Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne