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fattening

adjective  /ˈfæt·ən·ɪŋ/ us  
(of food) containing a lot of fat, sugar, etc., that would make you fatter if you ate a lot of it: I love desserts, but they’re so fattening.
Translations of “fattening”
in Korean 살이 찌게 하는…
in Arabic دَسِم…
in Portuguese que engorda…
in Catalan que engreixa…
in Japanese 油の多い…
in Italian che ingrassa, che fa ingrassare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (食物)使人發胖的…
in Russian калорийный…
in Turkish şişmanlatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (食物)使人发胖的…
in Polish tuczący…
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