overeating


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o·ver·eat

 (ō′vər-ēt′)
intr.v. o·ver·ate (-āt′), o·ver·eat·en (-ēt′n), o·ver·eat·ing, o·ver·eats
To eat to excess, especially when habitual.

o′ver·eat′er n.

overeating

(ˌəʊvərˈiːtɪŋ)
n
the act of consuming too much food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overeating - eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)overeating - eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
Translations

overeating

[ˌəʊvərˈiːtɪŋ] Ncomida f excesiva

overeating

[ˌəʊvərˈiːtɪŋ] nhyperphagie f, tendance f à trop mangerover-egg [ˌəʊvərˈɛg] vt (= exaggerate) → exagérer
to over-egg the pudding → exagérer

overeating

[ˌəʊvərˈiːtɪŋ] niperalimentazione f
obesity is only partly caused by overeating → l'obesità è causata solo parzialmente dall'iperalimentazione
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