overweight

overweight
Synonyms and related words:
adipose, avoirdupois, bear hard upon, beef, beefiness, beefy, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, burden, burly, burthen, buxom, charge, choke, chubby, chunky, congest, congestion, corpulent, cram, crowd, cumber, deadweight, distended, drench, dumpy, encumber, engorgement, fat, fatness, fattish, fleshy, freight, full, giantism, gigantism, glut, gluttonize, gorge, gravity, gross, gross weight, hamper, handicap, heaviness, heavy, heavyset, heavyweight, heft, heftiness, hefty, hippy, hyperemia, hypertrophy, imposing, jam, jam-pack, lade, leaden, liveweight, load, lusty, massive, massy, meaty, neat weight, net, net weight, obese, oppress, outbalance, outpoise, outsize, outsized, outweigh, overbalance, overbig, overbrimming, overburden, overcharge, overdeveloped, overdevelopment, overfed, overfeed, overfill, overflow, overfreight, overfullness, overgrown, overgrowth, overlade, overlarge, overlargeness, overload, overpoise, oversized, overspill, overstuff, overtax, overweigh, pack, paunchy, plethora, plump, podgy, ponderability, ponderosity, ponderous, ponderousness, portly, potbellied, poundage, press hard upon, pudgy, puffy, pursy, repletion, rest hard upon, roly-poly, rotund, saddle, satiate, satiety, saturate, saturation, soak, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, stocky, stout, strapping, stuff, supercharge, supersaturate, supersaturation, surcharge, surfeit, swollen, tax, thick-bodied, thickset, tonnage, too big, top-heavy, tubby, underweight, weigh heavy on, weigh on, weigh upon, weight, weightiness, weighty, well-fed

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Overweight — O ver*weight , a. 1. Overweighing; excessive. [Obs.] Of no overweight worth. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a weight in excess of what is normal, proper, or expected; as, the doctor recommends dieting to all his overweight patients; overweight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overweight — O ver*weight , n. 1. Weight over and above what is required by law or custom. [1913 Webster] 2. Superabundance of weight; preponderance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overweight — index ponderous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overweight — (adj.) in excess of proper or ordinary weight, 1630s, from OVER (Cf. over) + WEIGHT (Cf. weight) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • overweight — [adj] heavier than average ample, bulky, corpulent, fat, fleshy, gross, heavy, hefty, huge, massive, obese, outsize, overfed, overstuffed, plump, portly, pudgy, rotund, stout, upholstered*, weighty; concept 491 Ant. skinny, thin, underweight …   New thesaurus

  • overweight — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ above a normal, desirable, or permitted weight …   English terms dictionary

  • overweight — [ō′vər wāt΄; ] for adj., also, & for v., usually [, ō΄vər wāt′] n. more weight than is needed, desired, or allowed; extra or surplus weight adj. above the normal, desirable, or allowed weight vt. OVERWEIGH …   English World dictionary

  • Overweight — This article is about the medical term. For the stock market term, see overweight (stock market). Overweight Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • overweight — Usually refers to recommendation that leads an investor to increase their investment in a particular security or asset class. The increase is usually with respect to a benchmark. Suppose that U.S. equities compose 40% of the benchmark portfolio.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Overweight — The term overweight is used in two different ways. In one sense it is a way of saying imprecisely that someone is heavy. The other sense of overweight is more precise and designates a state between normal weight and obesity. The National… …   Medical dictionary

  • overweight — o|ver|weight [ˌəuvəˈweıt US ˌouvər ] adj 1.) someone who is overweight is too heavy and fat →↑underweight 10 kilos/20 lbs etc overweight ▪ Sally was fifty pounds overweight. ▪ He is slightly overweight. see usage note ↑fat1 2.) something such as… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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