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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.


a person who consumes too much food
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The Prince Regent was a greedy eater Later to become King George IV, the Prince Regent was known for being something of an overeater.
DOG owners can now give their pet a DNA test to see if they have an overeater in the house.
The participants of this research consist of all the obese adult individuals (male and female) in the anonymous overeater groups and the clients of Tabriz nutrition clinics.
In the course of the six weeks that he lives under constant medical and mental health supervision, Jack befriends chronic overeater David, falls for fellow anorexic Alice, and slowly begins recovering from his own eating disorder.
A 27-year-old woman addresses the room with the words, "Hi, I'm Jane and I'm a compulsive overeater.
Once I started coming to the meetings, I began feeling comfortable about sharing my story, and that brings a lot of peace and I always look forward to the meetings," said Reez, another member, who said she used to be a compulsive overeater and bulimic.
A big problem is that the grant money isn't going through the government (directly to the treasury or the ministry) currently but to the specific programmes: an overeater delivery system.
A person suffering as a compulsive overeater is at health risk for a heart attack, high blood-pressure and cholesterol, kidney disease and/or failure, arthritis and bone deterioration, and stroke.
In addition to exercise, a compulsive overeater could be prescribed serotonin boosters like 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) to control appetite, and inositol extract to regulate mood.
In therapy and a 12-step program, she discovered she was not just an alcoholic but also a workaholic, an overeater, a compulsive shopper, and a codependent drama queen.
For five days a superskinny undereater will swap diet and lifestyle with a supersize overeater.
PLACING a chronic undereater and an obese and enthusiastic overeater in a house and making them swap food for a week must have seemed like a good idea in the production meeting.