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Overweight meaning in English

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Overweight

see synonyms of overweight

Noun

1. adiposis, corpulence, overweight, stoutness

the property of excessive fatness

Adjective

2. fleshy, heavy, overweight

usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Overweight

see synonyms of overweight
adjective (ˌəʊvəˈweɪt )
1. 
weighing more than is usual, allowed, or healthy
2. finance
a. 
having a higher proportion of one's investments in a particular sector of the market than the size of that sector relative to the total market would suggest: portfolio managers are currently overweight in bonds
b. 
(of a fund etc) invested disproportionately in this way
noun (ˈəʊvəˌweɪt )
3. 
extra or excess weight
4. archaic
greater importance or effect
verb (ˌəʊvəˈweɪt ) (transitive)
5. 
to give too much emphasis or consideration to
6. 
to add too much weight to
7. 
to weigh down

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Overweight

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noun
1. 
more weight than is needed, desired, or allowed; extra or surplus weight
adjective
2. 
above the normal, desirable, or allowed weight
verb transitive
3. 
overweigh

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Overweight

see synonyms of overweight
adj.
Weighing more than is normal, necessary, or allowed, especially having more body weight than is considered normal or healthy for one's age or build. See Synonyms at fat.
n. (ōvər-wāt)
1. More weight than is normal, necessary, or allowed.
2. Greater weight or importance; preponderance.
tr.v. (ōvər-wāt) o·ver·weight·ed, o·ver·weight·ing, o·ver·weights
1. To weigh down too heavily; overload.
2. To give too much emphasis, importance, or consideration to.

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