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overweight

Translation of overweight in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

/ˌəʊvərˈweɪt; ˌəʊvəˈweɪt/
  • 1.1 [person] demasiado gordo to be overweight estar* demasiado gordo, pesar más de la cuenta I am 10lb overweight peso 10 libras de más, tengo un sobrepeso de 10 libras (Chile) (Mexico/México)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (weighing more than allowed) the parcel is overweight el paquete pesa más de la cuenta

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable /ˈəʊvərweɪt; ˈəʊvəweɪt/
  • exceso (masculine) de peso

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