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Synonyms for overweight
ˈoʊ vərˈweɪt; ˈoʊ vərˌweɪt; ˌoʊ vərˈweɪtover·weight

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  1. overweightnoun


  2. overweightadjective

    heavier than what is generally considered healthy for a given body type and height.


  3. overweightadjective

    morbidly obese, clinically obese, super obese, obese, fat

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  1. corpulence, overweight, stoutness, adiposisadjective

    the property of excessive fatness

    corpulence, adiposis, stalwartness, stoutness

    lean, thin

  2. fleshy, heavy, overweightadjective

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

    laboured, sullen, laborious, heavy, toilsome, intemperate, sound, wakeless, dense, grueling, with child(p), threatening, grave, profound, sarcoid, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, grievous, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), arduous, operose, heavy(p), big(a), labored, punishing, gravid, big(p), lowering, leaden

    thin, lean

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  1. overweightnoun


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  1. List of paraphrases for "overweight":

    overweight-, obese, obesity, over-weight, bulge, girth

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  1. Brooke Aggarwal:

    Added sugars are often found in processed foods which have little nutritional value and may lead to overeating and excess calorie intake, which in turn leads to overweight/obesity, a well-established risk factor for heart disease.

  2. David Carslake:

    It is now very clear that overweight, obesity and sedentary lifestyles are harmful to health, studies like this one, which examine the shape of the associations, and ask whether they are the same in different groups... will be increasingly important.

  3. Ole Christian Bech-Moen:

    We have steadily decreased our overweight to Europe by using the inflow to the fund in buying other regions, if the inflow is lowered then that transition path may need to be revised.

  4. Robert Eckel:

    The other thing, age and being male, I think both of those two things have been recently and repeatedly validated by other studies. So, basically being above the age of 70 and being male with diabetes and being overweight or obese really had a major outcome on the outcome.

  5. Neil Azous:

    People are overweight defensives in general, and within that there is probably a very big overweight in utilities and staples.

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