verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for overweight
Especially in the U.S., where fast food restaurants are abundant and two-thirds of people are overweight or obese.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession|DailyBurn|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The first version looked exactly like Rand, but he was about 50 pounds overweight,” Stinnett laughed.
When students are overweight or obese, well-balanced meals are especially important.The Government is Still Failing Kids on School Lunches|Russell Saunders|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to the CDC, almost 70 percent of adults in the United States over 20 are overweight.Penthouse Forum’s Kelly Shibari and the Rise of Plus-Size Porn Stars|Aurora Snow|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think of my friend H, who recently got herself from 19 stone to 12 stone, having been overweight since childhood.
They could as easily have charged you overweight as underweight.Uncle Sam Detective|William Atherton Du Puy
Underweight and overweight are both abnormal conditions; probably the latter is the more easily remedied.
Almost instantly the overweight one was behind him, seizing his arm.The Memory of Mars|Raymond F. Jones
We must not overweight the Bill, said the Prime Minister at length.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
If there is a family tendency to overweight, one should begin early to form habits that will check this tendency.How to Live|Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
British Dictionary definitions for overweight
- having a higher proportion of one's investments in a particular sector of the market than the size of that sector relative to the total market would suggest: portfolio managers are currently overweight in bonds
- (of a fund etc) invested disproportionately in this way