Overeat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌoʊvərˈiːt|  American pronunciation of the word overeat
Brit.  |əʊvərˈiːt|  British pronunciation of the word overeat
irregular verb:  p.t. — overate  p.p. — overeaten

verb

- overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself (syn: binge, engorge, glut, gorge, gormandize, ingurgitate, overindulge, satiate, stuff)

Examples

When I'm tired or stressed, I tend to overeat.

...because he watches his diet for most of the year, he feels free to overeat during the holidays...

Many of us overeat, overdrink, and oversmoke.

Anorexics may overeat before purging themselves or vomiting.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: overeat
he/she/it: overeats
present participle: overeating
past tense: overate
past participle: overeaten
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