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overeat

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verb over·eat \ˌō-vər-ˈēt\

Simple Definition of overeat

  • : to eat more than is needed or more than is healthy : to eat too much

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overeat

overate

play \-ˈāt\

overeaten

play \-ˈē-tən\

overeating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to eat to excess

overeater

play \ˌō-vər-ˈē-tər, ˈō-vər-ˌ\ noun

Examples of overeat in a sentence

  1. When I'm tired or stressed, I tend to overeat.

  2. <because he watches his diet for most of the year, he feels free to overeat during the holidays>



1599

First Known Use of overeat

1599


OVEREAT Defined for Kids

overeat

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verb over·eat \ˌō-vər-ˈēt\

Definition of overeat for Students

overate

\-ˈāt\

overeaten

\-ˈē-tən\

overeating

  1. :  to eat too much

overeater

\ˌō-vər-ˈē-tər\ noun



Medical Dictionary

overeat

play
intransitive verb over·eat \ˌō-və-ˈrēt\

Medical Definition of overeat

overate

\-ˈrāt\play ;

overeaten

\-ˈrēt-ən\play ;

overeating

  1. :  to eat to excess

overeater

noun




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