globesity

[ gloh-bee-si-tee ]
/ gloʊˈbi sɪ ti /

noun Informal.

obesity as affecting a very large percentage of the global population: the public-health crisis of globesity.

Nearby words

  1. globe thistle,
  2. globe valve,
  3. globe-trot,
  4. globefish,
  5. globeflower,
  6. globetrot,
  7. globetrotter,
  8. globigerina,
  9. globigerina ooze,
  10. globin

Origin of globesity

First recorded in 2000–05;glob(al) + (ob)esity

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British Dictionary definitions for globesity

globesity

/ (ˌɡləʊˈbiːsɪtɪ) /

noun

informal obesity seen as a worldwide social problem

Word Origin for globesity

C21: a blend of global + obesity

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