Examples of obese in a Sentence
providing medical treatment for obese patients
the basset hound was so obese that its stomach touched the floor
Recent Examples of obese from the Web
More than one in four children in San Diego are overweight or obese.
Among the 19 women, 74 percent were African American, 95 percent had Medicaid or no health insurance, 53 percent were obese, 32 percent were high school dropouts, and 15 percent were HIV-positive.
Another 2014 study, this one in the Journal of Women’s Health, found that use of the pill is not associated with weight gain or changes in fat composition for either normal-weight or obese women.
About a quarter of adults 18-25 are obese; nearly 40 percent of adults 26-44 are obese.
For example, my patient, who was obese, diabetic and hypertensive and had coronary artery disease, is found dead.
Even more impressively, already-obese mice whose olfactory senses were temporarily disabled quietly returned to normal size without changing their diet.
There may be something to temporarily blocking sense of smell in obese people to knock out food cravings or overeating, the researchers said.
Losing the ability to smell also caused a different group of already-obese mice to lose weight, the researchers reveal today in Cell Metabolism.
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Synonymsblubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, fat, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby
Antonymslean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin
Related Wordsbeefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphic
Near Antonymsangular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexic
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Definition of obese for English Language Learners
: very fat : fat in a way that is unhealthy
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