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overweight

adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈweɪt/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
B2 fat: He used to be very overweight. I'm only a few kilos overweight, but I just can't seem to lose them. an overweight man/woman/child
Opposite
B2 heavier than is allowed: If your luggage is overweight, you have to pay extra.
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