Definition of overeat in English:

overeat

Syllabification: o·ver·eat
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈēt
 
/

verb (past overate; past participle overeaten)

[no object] (usually as noun overeating)
  • Eat too much: the effect of overeating is weight gain
    More 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.
    Synonyms
    eat too much, be greedy, gorge (oneself), overindulge (oneself), feast, gourmandize, gluttonize
    informal binge, make a pig of oneself, pig out, have eyes bigger than one's stomach

Derivatives

overeater

noun
More example sentences
  • 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.

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