Definitions for obeseoʊˈbis

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"


  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

  2. Origin: [L. obesus eaten away, lean; also, that has eaten itself fat, fat, stout, p. p. of obedere to devour; ob (see Ob-) + edere to eat. See Eat.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emmanuela Gakidou:

    One third of the world is either overweight or obese right now.

  2. Jeremy Nicholson:

    Obese people need hip and knee replacement much earlier in their lives.

  3. Temo Waqanivalu:

    Up to 95% of the adult population are overweight or obese in some countries.

  4. Jacob Sand:

    If you consider the obese disabled, all of a sudden it triggers certain protections for employees.

  5. Antonio Vidal-Puig:

    If you can increase the brown fat in obese and diabetic people then you can improve their situation.

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