overeating

overeat

[oh-ver-eet]
verb (used without object), overate, overeaten, overeating.
1.
to eat too much: If you overeat, you're bound to get fat.
verb (used with object), overate, overeaten, overeating.
2.
to eat more than is good for (oneself): The food was so tasty we overate ourselves.

Origin:
1515–25; over- + eat

overeater, noun
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overeat (əʊvərˈiːt)
 
vb , -eats, -eating, -ate, -eaten
to consume too much food

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overeat
"to eat too much," 1599, from over + eat.
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overeat o·ver·eat (ō'vər-ēt')
v. o·ver·ate (-āt'), o·ver·eat·en (-ēt'n), o·ver·eat·ing, o·ver·eats
To eat to excess, especially habitually.

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