Definition of obese
: having excessive body fat
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 70 percent of adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This year is the start of a markedly upward trend again — count on values rising again next year — and it’s on taxpayers to keep government porkers from getting so obese that they might be considered ...
About 21 percent of Australians are obese, according to the data, while 30 percent of Americans are.
Nearly 30 percent of India’s teenagers are obese, nearly twice the number in 2010, according to health ministry statistics.
Social Support Is Critical to Eating Better Just like the Gallup survey, a study among overweight and obese women found that those who received the most frequent support from family and friends were very successful at weight loss.
Being obeseEating salty foods Each week consists of dinner and a class.
Besides maternal age, risk factors for a high-risk pregnancy include underlying health conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, being HIV-positive, or being overweight or obese.
More than 30 percent of adults in the US are obese.
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OBESE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of obese for English Language Learners
: very fat : fat in a way that is unhealthy
OBESE Defined for Kids
Definition of obese for Students
: very fat
Medical Definition of obese
: having excessive body fat : affected by obesity
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