What is another word for overweight?

Synonyms for overweight
ˈoʊ vərˈweɪt; ˈoʊ vərˌweɪt; ˌoʊ vərˈweɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corpulence, overweight, stoutness, adiposis(adj)

    the property of excessive fatness

    Synonyms:
    corpulence, adiposis, stalwartness, stoutness

    Antonyms:
    lean, thin

  2. fleshy, heavy, overweight(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    thin, lean

Wiktionary

  1. overweight(noun)

    Antonyms:
    underweight

  2. overweight(adjective)

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

    Antonyms:
    underweight

  3. overweight(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    morbidly obese, clinically obese, super obese, obese, fat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overweight(n)

    Synonyms:
    preponderance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "overweight":

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

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How to use overweight in a sentence?

  1. Rick Rosenthal:

    Santas are typically in a minimum of two high-risk categories for the coronavirus. They are usually individuals over the age of 65 and they are overweight, so even to do this job in a pandemic can be life-threatening.

  2. Laird Landmann:

    If you're overweight, you're going to get hammered.

  3. Sean Callow:

    The scale of the collapse shows that any hopes of a temporary respite were in vain, the notion that overweight equities is the only real option in a world of super-low rates now seems to be from.

  4. Jonathon Maguire:

    And what this study emphasizes is that around two cups is a nice balance between linear growth in terms of stature and avoiding problems like obesity and overweight.

  5. Christina Pollard:

    The inaction based on misguided perception is of major concern, taking action to improve diet and physical activity during childhood can help children avoid a lifetime of being overweight or obese.

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