overeat

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over- +‎ eat

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overeat (third-person singular simple present overeats, present participle overeating, simple past overate, past participle overeaten)

  1. (intransitive) To eat too much.
  2. (reflexive, dated) To surfeit with eating.
    • 1896, The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
      At breakfast they overate themselves with buttered toast, and "had eaten so much that they could not learn with any pleasure," []

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