[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəfˈɛd/ ]
[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈfɛd/ ]
  1. too well nourished
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How To Use overfed In A Sentence

  • Some may be based on birds in captivity in Europe that were unintentionally overfed, and fattened up beyond what would occur in nature.
  • There is something barbaric, I suppose, in the British customs still -- something that reminds one of their ancient condition when the Romans conquered them -- when their supreme idea of enjoyment was to have an ox roasted whole before them while they drank "wassail" till they groveled under their own tables in a worse condition than overfed swine. Vendetta: a story of one forgotten
  • Remember Genesis indicates there were not ten righteous people in Sodom, and Ezekiel says Sodom, the people, were arrogant, overfed, and unconcern. Think Progress » Portugal’s parliament approves same-sex marriage.
  • An overfed, underexercised horse is a prime candidate for developing any of a number of stable vices.
  • The equines were not allowed to be touched without permission, and were not to be overfed on treats.
  • He was sure he was either going crazy or that Billy, his overfed and undereducated co-worker, was trying to play a trick on him.
  • She obsesses about its feeding schedule but in fact most pet fish are overfed anyway.
  • Dogs fed a calorie-limited diet will reach the same adult size as their overfed counterparts more slowly, of course, but with a considerably reduced likelihood of developing arthritis.
  • I always found myself embarrassed when confronted with pictures of scraggy or sagging wives and overfed, grinning offspring.
  • Not only are our kids overfed on junk food and fast food, they are fast becoming victims of the techno age.
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