Definition Overweight

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Definition

(an) overweight (person): a fat, obese, heavier than normal (person)
adjective

to be underweight: to be too thin or skinny
adjective

weight: the measure of how heavy an object or person is
noun

Examples

  • "With around 20% of the British population currently falling into the "obese" category, and a further 40% being classified as "overweight", the government decided a change was necessary."
  • "She comes to work late, and she looks - look at me Doris - dirty and a little bit overweight."
  • "The person I'm carrying is overweight"

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