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obese

o·bese

obese

 
 
pronunciation:
o bis
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: exceedingly and unhealthily overweight; corpulent.
Eating too much of the wrong foods and getting little exercise can make people obese.
 
synonyms:
corpulent, fat
antonyms:
scrawny, skinny
similar words:
fleshy, gross, heavy, overweight, porky, portly, Rubenesque, stout
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derivations: obesely (adv.), obeseness (n.), obesity (n.)