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Meaning of OVERWEIGHT

Pronunciation:  `owvurw'eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property of excessive fatness
  2. [adj]  usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
 

OVERWEIGHT is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: adiposis, corpulence, fat, fleshy, heavy, stoutness
 
 See Also: fleshiness, obesity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \O"ver*weight`\, n.
    1. Weight over and above what is required by law or custom.
    
    2. Superabundance of weight; preponderance.
    
    
  2. \O"ver*weight"\, a.
    Overweighing; excessive. [Obs.] ``Of no overweight worth.''
    --Fuller.
    
    
 
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