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Two in three adults are now overweight or obese. The Sun (2016)Some health chiefs ban overweight patients going under the knife until they have slimmed. The Sun (2017)Yet half are overweight when expecting. The Sun (2016)In a world of sleek Nordic blondes, she is dark and slightly overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2017)MILLIONS of obese and overweight Britons may soon be given a graphic insight into exactly how fat is invading their bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I was a stone, a stone and a half, overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are no excuses for being overweight or obese. The Sun (2014)One treatment for seriously overweight patients is gastric band surgery. The Sun (2013)You also increase the risk of being overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She called for better testing of overweight people. The Sun (2009)Each episode will feature one overweight and one underweight youngster. The Sun (2011)An overweight person puts much more stress on their heart as well as their bones and joints. Wallace, Louise M & Bundy, Christine Coping with Angina (1990)Anyone slightly overweight for their height will be able to buy it. The Sun (2009)More than half of the adult population is now overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More specialist teams were needed to treat overweight patients. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most at risk are the overweight and those who lack exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he planned to set up an organisation to help other overweight people get in shape. The Sun (2015)Don't mention this if your better half is overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was a heavy man, overweight but strong and tough. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The first thing it does is decide whether you are ideal, overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would just be so much easier if he was middle-aged, overweight and losing his hair. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'overweight'

British English: overweight /ˌəʊvəˈweɪt/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is overweight weighs more than is considered healthy or attractive.
  • American English: overweight
  • Arabic: زَائِدُ الْوَزْنَ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: obeso
  • Chinese: 超重的
  • Croatian: pretežak
  • Czech: nadváha
  • Danish: overvægtig
  • Dutch: te zwaar
  • European Spanish: demasiado gordo
  • Finnish: ylipainoinen
  • French: trop gros
  • German: übergewichtig
  • Greek: υπέρβαρος
  • Italian: sovrappeso
  • Japanese: 太りすぎの
  • Korean: 중량 초과의
  • Norwegian: overvektig
  • Polish: z nadwagą
  • European Portuguese: obeso
  • Romanian: supraponderal
  • Russian: весящий больше нормы
  • Latin American Spanish: demasiado gordo
  • Swedish: överviktig
  • Thai: ที่มีน้ำหนักมากเกินไป
  • Turkish: aşırı kilolu
  • Ukrainian: що важить понад норму
  • Vietnamese: béo phì

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Definition of overweight from the Collins English Dictionary
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