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See also: obèse
From Latin obēsus, derived from obedō (“I devour, eat away”), from ob (“away”) + edō (“I eat”). Displaced native Old English oferfǣtt (literally “overfat”).
- (General American) IPA(key): /oʊˈbis/
- (UK) IPA(key): /əʊˈbiːs/, /əˈbiːs/
Audio (UK) (file)
- Rhymes: -iːs
obese (comparative more obese, superlative most obese or obesest)
- Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their conventionally 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.
- 2020, Christia Marie Ramos, “Teacher behind exam material body-shaming Angel Locsin undergoing admin probe — DepEd”, in Philippine Daily Inquirer:
- But it can be recalled that Locsin earlier called out DepEd for seemingly being “unaffected” by the actions of a teacher who body-shamed her by describing her [sic] “an obese person” in a Physical Education (PE) educational material after the agency issued an apology.
- See also Thesaurus:obese
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obese (plural obeses)
- A person who is obese.
- 2009, Abdoulaye Ba, Stephane Delliaux, Fabienne Bregeon, Samuel Levy, Yves Jammes, “Post-exercise heart rate recovery in healthy, obeses, and COPD subjects: relationships with blood lactic acid and PaO2 levels”, in Clinical Research in Cardiology, volume 98, number 1, Springer, →DOI, →ISSN, pages 52-58:
- Despite a large scattering of HR decay rate, even present in healthy subjects, a 2 and ΔHR were significantly lower in obeses and COPDs.
- 2014, Ahmet Celik, Edibe Saricicek, Vahap Saricicek, Elif Sahin, Gokhan Ozdemir, Metin Kilinc, Ayten Oguz, Relation between the new anthropometric obesity parameters and inflammatory markers in healthy adult men, SCIRJ:
- Subjects were grouped as Group 1 and Group 2 according to VAI, and normals, overweights and obeses according to BMI.
obese (not comparable)
- IPA(key): /oˈbe.ze/, (traditional) /oˈbɛ.ze/
- Rhymes: -eze, (traditional) -ɛze
- Hyphenation: o‧bé‧se, (traditional) o‧bè‧se
obese f pl
obese f pl
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