adjective. ['ˌoʊvɝˈweɪt'] usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it.
Words that Rhyme with Overweight
Example sentences of the word overweight
1. Noun, singular or mass
If your adult rabbits are tending toward the overweight, however, wean them off alfalfa hay entirely.
Underweight people may gain more, while overweight people may not gain much.
3. Verb, past participle
According to Medline Plus, nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population is overweight.
Being overweight or obese is a major risk factor for stroke, according to the Obesity Action Coalition.
Quotes containing the word overweight
1. I don't need someone with a hot body. He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
- Kate Walsh
2. When someone tells you they’ve just bought a house, they might as well tell you they no longer have a personality. You can immediately assume so many things: that they’re locked into jobs they hate; that they’re broke; that they spend every night watching videos; that they’re fifteen pounds overweight; that they no longer listen to new ideas. It’s profoundly depressing.
- Douglas Coupland, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture
noun. ['ˌoʊvɝˈweɪt'] the property of excessive fatness.