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overweight

Saltos de línea: over|weight

Definición de overweight en inglés:

adjetivo

Pronunciación: /əʊvəˈweɪt
 
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1Above a weight considered normal or desirable: she was a stone overweight
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  • If overweight, her desirable weight gain is significantly less, about 15 to 25 pounds.
  • Balance caloric intake with physical activity and lose weight if currently overweight or obese.
  • In sharp contrast, her junk-food-eating brother who loves hamburgers is massively overweight and so are her mother and father.
Sinónimos
British informal fubsy
North American informal lard-assed
archaic pursy
1.1Above an allowed weight: an overweight lorry
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  • Despite police monitoring the number of overweight lorries using the B3080 when the restriction was introduced, some have not stopped flouting the rules.
  • One elderly woman has launched her own campaign for a CCTV camera crackdown on overweight lorries illegally passing through the town centre.
  • Five drivers were reported for allegedly having overweight lorries, and received immediate prohibition notices.

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈəʊvəweɪt
 
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[mass noun] Volver al principio  
Excessive or extra weight: surgical procedures for overweight
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  • Only two other comparable studies have examined later adult risk in relation to both childhood and adult overweight, and these used body mass index as a measure of obesity at both ages.
  • Growth charts, ideal body weight, and body mass index were mostly used to assess and monitor overweight.
  • Most people associate extreme overweight with extreme forms of the same behaviors as those that make the rest of us gain weight - eating too much and not moving.

verbo

Pronunciación: /əʊvəˈweɪt
 
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[with object] (usually as adjective overweighted) Volver al principio  
Put too much weight on; overload: he toppled back like an overweighted mannequin
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  • Wallowing in the aftermath of such bereavements, she overweights her plots with aching losses.
  • Conversely, the overweighted ball is generally used to enhance shoulder strength and power.
  • A while back I discussed how the powers that be will do ‘whatever it takes’ to keep this overweighted barge afloat.

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