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fattening

adjective uk   /ˈfæt.ən.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfæt̬-/
Fattening food contains a lot of fat, sugar, etc. that would quickly make you fatter if you ate a lot of it: fattening food, such as cheese and chocolate
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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