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o·bese

 (ō-bēs′)
adj.
Having excessive body weight caused by the accumulation of fat; extremely fat. See Synonyms at fat.

[Latin obēsus, from past participle of *obedere, to eat away : ob-, away; see ob- + edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

o·bese′ly adv.
o·bese′ness n.

obese

(əʊˈbiːs)
adj
1. excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent
2. (Medicine) excessively fat or fleshy; corpulent
[C17: from Latin obēsus, from ob- (intensive) + edere to eat]
oˈbesity, oˈbeseness n

o•bese

(oʊˈbis)

adj.
very fat or overweight; corpulent.
[1645–55; < Latin obēsus plump, fat]
o•bese′ly, adv.
o•be′si•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obese - excessively fatobese - excessively fat; "a weighty man"  
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

obese

adjective fat, overweight, heavy, solid, gross, plump, stout, fleshy, beefy (informal), tubby, portly, outsize, roly-poly, rotund, podgy, corpulent, elephantine, paunchy, well-upholstered (informal), Falstaffian Obese people tend to have higher blood pressure than lean ones.
thin, lean, slender, skinny, gaunt, skeletal, emaciated, scraggy

obese

adjective
Translations
بَدِينٌسَمين
obézní
smækfedfed
liikalihava
pretiogojazan
elhízott
akfeitur
肥満した
뚱뚱한
nutukimas
tukls, korpulents
otyłyotyłaotyłe
obez
mycket överviktig
อ้วนเกินไป
çok şişmanobez
béo phì

obese

ʊˈbiːs] ADJobeso

obese

ʊˈbiːs] adjobèse

obese

adjfettleibig (form, Med), → feist (pej)

obese

[əʊˈbiːs] adj (frm) → obeso/a

obese

(əˈbiːs) adjective
(of people) very fat.
oˈbesity noun
Obesity is a danger to health.

obese

بَدِينٌ obézní smækfed fettleibig παχύσαρκος obeso liikalihava obèse pretio obeso 肥満した 뚱뚱한 zwaarlijvig fet otyły obeso страдающий ожирением mycket överviktig อ้วนเกินไป obez béo phì 肥胖的

o·bese

a. obeso-a, excesivamente grueso-a.

obese

adj obeso
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