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Translation of overweight in Spanish:


American English: /ˌoʊvərˈweɪt/
British English: /əʊvəˈweɪt/
  • 1.1
    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)
    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) See examples: the parcel is overweight
    el paquete pesa más de la cuenta


uncountableAmerican English: /ˈoʊvərˌweɪt/
British English: /ˈəʊvəweɪt/
  • exceso (masculine) de peso

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