overweight

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌəʊvərˈweɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ ˈoʊvɚˈweɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj. ōvər wāt; n. ōvər wāt′; v. ō′vər wāt)



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overweight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an overweight [person, boy, child, man, woman]
  2. overweight [boxers, individuals, children]
  3. overweight baggage
  4. your [suitcase, carry-on] is overweight
  5. [ten] pounds overweight
  6. was charged for overweight baggage
  7. pay for overweight baggage
  8. was overweight as a [child, teenager]
  9. used to be (slightly) overweight
  10. got overweight by [eating, not exercising]
  11. in danger of becoming overweight
  12. is overweight [compared, according] to
  13. is overweight for her [age, height]
  14. overweight to obese
  15. between overweight and obese
  16. [slightly, severely, grossly] overweight
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