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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

Full Definition of overeat

over·ate play \-ˈāt\ over·eat·en play \-ˈē-tən\ over·eat·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to eat to excess

over·eat·er play \ˌō-vər-ˈē-tər, ˈō-vər-ˌ\ noun

Examples of overeat

  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


Medical Dictionary

overeat

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

Medical Definition of overeat

over·ate \-ˈrāt\play over·eat·en \-ˈrēt-ən\play over·eat·ing

  1. :  to eat to excess

  2. over·eat·er noun





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