Meaning of “fattening” in the English Dictionary

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"fattening" in British English

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fatteningadjective

uk /ˈfæt.ən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈfæt̬.ən.ɪŋ/

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

(Definition of “fattening” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fattening" in American English

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fatteningadjective

us /ˈfæt·ən·ɪŋ/

(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.

(Definition of “fattening” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)