Definition of "overeating" []

  • The act of consuming too much food (noun)
  • Gluttony, the act of eating to excess (either to discomfort or more than required for proper health). (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Present participle of overeat. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overeating" in a sentence
  • "Obviously, whether or not the overeating is a result of peer pressure, hunger (meal skipping), depression, binge-eating, olanzapine, sugar-addiction, MC-4 receptor defect, or a craniopharyngeoma may well influence the choice of treatments."
  • "According to the World Health Organization, overeating is "the fastest growing form of malnourishment" in the world."
  • "After several days of feeding the cats separately, I have concluded pretty conclusively that Lucy is not interested in overeating for food's sake."