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
Nearly 40 percent of 10-11 year-olds in the capital are overweight or obese, one of the highest rates in Europe, the mayor’s office said.
Data from America's Health Rankings show that more than a third of Louisiana children ages 10-17 are overweight or obese, which is higher than the national average of 31 percent.
Some 27% of British adults are obese, the sixth-highest proportion in the OECD, up from 14% in 1990.
It's estimated that nearly one in five children and teens aged 6 to 19 are obese, but obesity is not just an American problem.
According to the nonprofit Trust for America's Health, 31.4% of all Alaskans qualify as obese, so this is an issue that affects Alaska employees and employers.
One result of this is that only about 4% of Amish people are obese, compared with 36.5% of the overall U.S. population.
Oh—and in the comics, the Kingpin is obese (and white); Duncan is massive but proportional (and black).
Those at risk for developing serious influenza include people under 2 and over 65, nursing home residents, pregnant women, those with weakened immune systems or chronic illnesses, and the very obese, according to the Mayo Clinic.
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Definition of obese for English Language Learners
: very fat : fat in a way that is unhealthy
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