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
In 2013, Samoa Air—which operates in a country with a high percentage of obese residents—began adjusting ticket fees based on weight.
Use of such devices has been rising in the U.S. and Europe amid an increase in high-risk births as more women who are older and obese have children, and sales have been increasing in emerging markets like China and India as birthrates surge.
Seventeen percent of K–8th grade students are overweight and another 18 percent are obese in the Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna school districts.
The undernourished obviously suffer this problem, but in many cases, those who end up obese suffer from a lack of access to nutritious food, too.
Overall, obesity figures stayed about the same: About 40 percent of adults are obese and 18.5 percent of children.
About 10 percent of the children were overweight or obese.
When Steve Tanen was a teenager, he was continually bullied and shamed for being obese — but after losing 100 lbs.
Activists say that ‘fat is beautiful’ and being obese isn’t a problem.
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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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