overeat


overeat

verb (used without object), o·ver·ate, o·ver·eat·en, o·ver·eat·ing.

  1. to eat too much: If you overeat, you’re bound to get fat.

verb (used with object), o·ver·ate, o·ver·eat·en, o·ver·eat·ing.

  1. to eat more than is good for (oneself): The food was so tasty we overate ourselves.

verb -eats, -eating, -ate or -eaten (intr)

  1. to consume too much food

v.“to eat too much,” 1590s, from over- + eat (v.). Related: Overate; overeating. Old English had oferæt (n.) “gluttony; oferæte (adj.) “gluttonous.” v.

  1. To eat to excess, especially habitually.

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