Lincoln University is refusing to give diplomas to two dozen obese students who ditched a health class.
An Oregon judge was forced to answer that question this week in a fight over an obese wiener dog named Obie.
Before about 1980, 15 percent of American adults were obese.
Over one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese—a number which rises to more than two-thirds for adults.
In general, the obese have no shortage of leptin (given that leptin is produced by fat cells, if anything they tend to have more).
The Grand street thing is a contortion before the obese complacency of the great god Jazz.
The obese individual jarred against him and fell to the ground.
obese Englishman hearing this on arrival, asked why this quality should be confined to application to cloth?
obese -us: unnaturally distended: usually applied to the abdomen.
Another well-known feature is the figure of the obese woman which extends from France to Malta.
1650s, back-formation from obesity and in part from Latin obesus "fat, stout, plump," past participle of obedere "that has eaten itself fat" (see obesity). According to OED, "Rare before 19th c." Related: Obeseness. Latin obesus was translated in Old English as oferfæt "overfat."
obese o·bese (ō-bēs')
Extremely fat; very overweight.