overweight

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
overweight

Comparative
more overweight

Superlative
most overweight

  1. If a person is overweight, they are above a weight that is considered normal or desirable.
    He used to be very overweight.
  2. (transportation) If a vehicle is overweight, it weighs more than what is allowed for safety commerce.

Noun[change]

Singular
overweight

Plural
none

  1. If something is overweight, it weighs above what is required or allowed.
    The luggage is overweight, please remove things that are not needed from it.

Verb[change]

Plain form
overweight

Third-person singular
overweights

Past tense
overweighted

Past participle
overweighted

Present participle
overweighting

  1. (transitive) To weigh down: to put too heavy a burden on.
    He toppled back like an overweighted mannequin.

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