Definitions for obeseoʊˈbis

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. very fat or overweight; corpulent.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of obese:

1645–55; < L obēsus plump, fat


Princeton's WordNet

  1. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund(adj)

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. obese(adjective)ʊˈbis

    (of a person) very fat

    an obese young woman


  1. obese(Adjective)

    Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.

  2. Origin: obesus, derived from obedere, from ob + edere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obese(adj)

    excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy

Translations for obese

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of people) very fat.

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