Meaning of “overweight” in the English Dictionary

"overweight" in British English

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overweightadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈweɪt/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈweɪt/

(Definition of “overweight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overweight" in American English

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overweightadjective

us /ˈoʊ·vərˈweɪt/

too heavy or too fat:

He’s at least 20 pounds overweight.

(Definition of “overweight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overweight" in Business English

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overweightadjective

uk /ˌəʊvəˈweɪt/ us

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe portfolios (= combinations of investments) that include too much of a particular type of share, bond, etc.:

The investment team will eliminate an overweight position when it believes a security is overvalued.
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TRANSPORT heavier than is allowed:

If your luggage is overweight, you have to pay extra.

(Definition of “overweight” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)