- to feed or eat to excess.
Origin of overfeed
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Examples from the Web for overfeed
We have to be careful not to overfeed the guests, and yet we must be sure that they have enough to eat.Pond and Stream
Why should I overdrink and overfeed myself and give my strength to follies?His Grace of Osmonde
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Blair shouted, "Lennard's a born hospital nurse, but he'll overfeed your patient."A Dream of the North Sea
The London public, he said, overfeed themselves with music; they cannot healthily digest the lengthy menu provided for them.Wagner as I Knew Him
Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
Manure well; but remember that it is possible to overfeed the soil of a garden, so as to render it unproductive.Soil Culture
J. H. Walden
Word Origin and History for overfeed
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To feed or eat too often or too much.
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