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overweight

o·ver·weight

overweight

 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: o vr weIt
definition: weighing more than is ideal or healthy, or more than is allowed by some regulation; excessively heavy.
The veterinarian said the dog was overweight and should be put on a low-calorie diet.The overweight baggage was not allowed on the small airplane.
synonyms:
heavyweight, ponderous
antonyms:
underweight
similar words:
big, chubby, corpulent, fat, heavy, hefty, leaden, massive, obese, plump, portly, stout, weighty
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr weIt
definition 1: weight in excess of prescribed or regulated limits.
similar words:
excess, glut, heaviness, overbalance, overload, surfeit, surplus
definition 2: excessive body weight.
synonyms:
fat, heaviness, obesity
similar words:
corpulence, excess, plumpness
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: o vr weIt
inflections: overweighted, overweighting, overweights
definition: to burden with too much weight.
synonyms:
overburden, overload, weigh down
similar words:
burden, encumber, lade, oppress, overbalance, overstuff, overtax, overweigh, overwhelm, swamp