overeat

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verb over·eat \ˌō-vər-ˈēt\

Definition of overeat

overate

play \ˌō-vər-ˈāt\;

overeaten

play \ˌō-vər-ˈē-tən\;

overeating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to eat to excess

overeater

play \ˌō-vər-ˈē-tər, ˈō-vər-ˌē-tər\ noun

Examples of overeat in a sentence

  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>

1590

First Known Use of overeat

1590


OVEREAT Defined for English Language Learners

overeat

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verb over·eat \ˌō-vər-ˈēt\

Definition of overeat for English Language Learners

  • : to eat more than is needed or more than is healthy : to eat too much


OVEREAT Defined for Kids

overeat

play
verb over·eat \ˌō-vər-ˈēt\

Definition of overeat for Students

overate

\-ˈāt\

overeaten

\-ˈē-tən\

overeating

  1. :  to eat too much

overeater

\ˌō-vər-ˈē-tər\ noun

Medical Dictionary

overeat

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

Medical Definition of overeat

overate

\-ˈrāt\play ;

overeaten

\-ˈrēt-ən\play ;

overeating

  1. :  to eat to excess

overeater

noun


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