overweight

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj overweight usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    • n overweight the property of excessive fatness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The longer white infants from low-income families are breast-fed, the less likely they will be overweight as young children, researchers said on Monday
    • Overweight Having a weight in excess of what is normal, proper, or expected; as, the doctor recommends dieting to all his overweight patients; overweight luggage will incur an extra charge.
    • Overweight Overweighing; excessive. "Of no overweight worth."
    • Overweight Superabundance of weight; preponderance.
    • Overweight Weight over and above what is required by law or custom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 1 out of every 4 kids in the USA is overweight
    • n overweight Greater weight than is required by law, custom, or rule; greater weight than is desired or intended.
    • n overweight Preponderance: sometimes used adjectively.
    • overweight To weigh down; burden to excess; hamper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the US, about 127 million adults are overweight or obese; worldwide, 750 million are overweight and 300 million more are obese. In the US, 15% of children in elementary school are overweight; 20% are worldwide.
    • n Overweight weight beyond what is required or what is just
    • v.t Overweight to weigh down: to put too heavy a burden on
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Quotations

  • Dennis Franz
    Dennis Franz
    “For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol. It's flattering and it should happen to every bald, overweight guy.”

Usage

In literature:

She was not to be overweighted by mournful responsibilities.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
But it proved overweighted for such a shallow stream, and two had to get out again.
"Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
All overweight not due to dropsy or other disease is due to eating more food than the waste demands.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey
Oftentimes information overweights a man and snuffs out what personal force there might otherwise have been.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
He was slightly overweight, and it showed.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
Poor Edith Swan-neck stood drooping like an overweighted lily.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
Even the brilliancy of Macaulay was almost overweighted by the immensity of his acquisitions.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
The pan was overweighted.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
Her coming, with little Seela's, is one of the very gladdest of our Overweights of Joy.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
He overweighted the part, aesthetically.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
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In news:

However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive.
I wasn't always a fat man, but I've been overweight for years.
Hillsboro, Oregon (CNN) The battle for an overweight dachshund in Oregon has been won by his current owner…for now.
Kids who regularly attend daycare are more likely to be overweight than those who stay at home with mom and dad, that's according to a new study.
Detecting diabetes among overweight children may require more than one test.
Type 2 diabetes , once the sole province of overweight adults, now affects kids who have poor eating habits and get little exercise.
"Because 77 percent of overweight kids become overweight adults," says Janet H Silverstein, M.D.
An overweight stray cat found nearly two months ago in Richardson has slimmed down to 37 pounds but is still too fat to be adopted, a veterinarian said Monday.
A new study indicates children who have a TV in their bedroom are more than twice as likely to be overweight.
Children with Down syndrome twice as likely to be overweight, study says.
Being overweight or obese as a teen is tied to higher risk of kidney failure by midlife, a new study shows.
So what barriers do those who are overweight and obese face.
Muskegon County has suffered from poor results in nationwide county health rankings, showing is overweight, not getting proper exercise or diet.
Why taunting overweight people is not funny.
An overweight stray cat found nearly two months ago in North Texas has slimmed down to 37 pounds but is still too fat to be adopted.
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In science:

The intuitive explanation for this slowdown effect is that the sites where the environment plays against the main behavior are overweighted, in the sense that the expected number of visits of these sites is larger.
Ballistic random walks in random environment at low disorder
This overweights, in Kalikow’s formula, the environment which have a larger drift in the direction e2 than the mean drift.
Ballistic random walks in random environment at low disorder
This prioritization of recent data is supported, first, by behavioral findings stating that individuals tend to overweight recent information and underweight prior data, second, by practitioners, who calibrate their trading strategies with recent data.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
The phase space of the gaz is splitted into layers corresponding to different level of energy; the higher the energy is, the more volume is used, and this dependence overweights the similar dependence for the machine since the gaz has much more degrees of freedom.
Algorithmic Information Theory and Foundations of Probability
This theory should not only solve all of the well-known problems, but it should present obvious advantages to overweight their problem with the violation of Bell’s inequality.
Generalization Of Lorentz-Poincare Ether Theory To Quantum Gravity
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