Etymology
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overweight (adj.)

"in excess of proper or ordinary weight," 1630s, from over- + weight (n.). Of persons, as a noun, "obesity" from 1917.

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Definitions of overweight
1
overweight (n.)
the property of excessive fatness;
Synonyms: corpulence / stoutness / adiposis
2
overweight (adj.)
usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it;
Synonyms: fleshy / heavy
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