obese

Part of speech: noun

Obeseness.

Part of speech: adjective

Very corpulent; fat.

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Usage examples "obese":

  1. And all the time, all the time while poor, dear youth is hurtling through it, there's age, instead of streaming sympathy like oil upon those boiling waters, standing in slippered safety, in buttoned dignity, in obese repose, bawling at tumbling youth, " Why can't you settle down! - "This Freedom", A. S. M. Hutchinson.
  2. Obese people have fat reserves sufficient to provide energy for long periods, but rarely can any body, no matter how complete its nutrition was for years previously, contain sufficient nutritional reserves to support a water fast of over six weeks. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
  3. He was a tall, heavily- built, obese gentleman of about forty- five years of age, impressive, important, and supremely polite. - "The Spiritualists and the Detectives", Allan Pinkerton.