The latest UK figures show that more than a quarter of men and women in the UK are already classified as obese.
Lincoln University is refusing to give diplomas to two dozen obese students who ditched a health class.
And unlike the flu of 2009, this one is not unusually severe in the pregnant or the obese.
Before about 1980, 15 percent of American adults were obese.
THe obese don't live much shorter lives than the non-obsese , but they suffer all kinds of illnesses during their lives.
The Grand street thing is a contortion before the obese complacency of the great god Jazz.
The obese individual jarred against him and fell to the ground.
obese Englishman hearing this on arrival, asked why this quality should be confined to application to cloth?
obese -us: unnaturally distended: usually applied to the abdomen.
Another well-known feature is the figure of the obese woman which extends from France to Malta.
1650s, back-formation from obesity and in part from Latin obesus "fat, stout, plump," past participle of obedere "that has eaten itself fat" (see obesity). According to OED, "Rare before 19th c." Related: Obeseness. Latin obesus was translated in Old English as oferfæt "overfat."
obese o·bese (ō-bēs')
Extremely fat; very overweight.