Definition of Obese

1. Adjective. Excessively fat. "A weighty man"

Exact synonyms: Corpulent, Rotund, Weighty
Similar to: Fat
Derivative terms: Corpulence, Obesity, Weightiness



Definition of Obese

1. a. Excessively corpulent; fat; fleshy.

Definition of Obese

1. Adjective. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obese

1. very fat [adj] : OBESELY [adv]

Medical Definition of Obese

1. Excessively fat. Synonym: corpulent. Origin: L. Obesus, fat, partic. Adj., fr. Ob-edo, pp. -esus, to eat away, devour (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obese

obelisklike
obelisks
obelism
obelisms
obelize
obelized
obelizes
obelizing
obelus
obento
obentos
oberon
oberration
oberrations
obes
obese (current term)
obesely
obeseness
obesenesses
obeser
obesest
obesities
obesity
obesity-related diseases
obesity diet
obesity index
obesogen
obesogenic
obesogens
obesophobia

Literary usage of Obese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Genotype of parents Mean litter size Phenotype and sex Lean (Fa-) obese (fafa) ' Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of individuals of this type ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"CO Symptoms Manifested by the obese The obese, especially if they have good muscles ... I have often been struck by the agility sometimes exhibited by obese ..."

3. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1910)
"During the entire time when we are at work with an obese patient, free oil is escaping, ... In suturing the muscles of the obese we often observe the fatty ..."

4. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1907)
"Many observations have been made upon non-obese (14) and upon obese (15) patients. ... It cannot be admitted that the protein metabolism of the obese is ..."

5. The Irish Quarterly Review (1858)
"Another obese—But what are you doing there? You are collecting all the meat ... ^obese—I shall take a note of it, I eat a good deal of bread, and with such ..."

6. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1912)
"REMARKS ON THE obese ABDOMINAL WALL. BY FRANCIS REDER, MD, St. Louis, Mo. ... excision of enough of the obese wall to facilitate intraabdominal work. ..."

7. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"As outlined above, laboratory studies for the most part failed to detect significant differences between lean and obese individuals in their response to the ..."

8. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"Our previous observations on the obese system of fattening cattle were chiefly addressed to extreme cases, the most successful feeders being those who ..."

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