over·​fat ˌō-vər-ˈfat How to pronounce overfat (audio)
: having or marked by an excessive amount of body fat
overfat cattle
It is during middle age that they begin to show signs of an overfat condition. Watch the weight of the cat after middle age.Louis L. Vine
If you are very athletic and muscular, you may be overweight but not overfat.Judith S. Stern

Examples of overfat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Likewise, a substantial number of people with a BMI between 25 and 30 may be overweight but not overfat. Anchorage Daily News, 15 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overfat was before the 12th century

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“Overfat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfat. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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