obese

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See also: obèse

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin obēsus, derived from obedō (I devour, eat away), from ob (away) + edō (I eat)

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obese (comparative more obese, superlative most obese or obesest)

  1. Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.
    • 2020 October 3, Peter Bowes, “Trump spends first night in hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis”, in BBC:
      The president, being 74, a man and someone categorised as obese, is in a higher-risk category for Covid-19.

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Adjective[edit]

obese (not comparable)

  1. obese

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

obese

  1. feminine plural of obeso

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obese f pl

  1. feminine plural of obeso

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obēse

  1. vocative masculine singular of obēsus