verb (past overate; past participle overeaten)[no object] (usually as noun overeating)
- Eat too much: the effect of overeating is weight gainMore example sentences
- Overweight people often have low self-esteem, easily adopt the role of a failure and even punish themselves by overeating again.
- Seriously restricting food intake, or overeating and then purging, causes levels of vital nutrients in the body to plummet.
- She then found herself afflicted by a syndrome that has affected many of her peers - a round of dieting and overeating.
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- Advertisers and food producers have both been lambasted, but only occasionally have ministers criticised the overeaters.
- And if there is something inherently wrong, possibly even immoral about being pudgy, why not just punish the people who are causing the problem - the overeaters?
- And so, I went ahead in the laboratory and figured out why it is that women are stress overeaters, and there was beautiful science behind this.