overfed overfed  /ˌoʊ vər ˈfɛd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) too well nourished

Usage(s):

  1. Or else, in a series of gags titled Tales of Tomorrow, an overfed man-child makes instant purchases on his view screen and schlurps product through a tube in the wall.
  2. Postindustrial humansas any trip to an all-you-can-eat buffet will tell youhave become a soft, sedentary, overfed lot.
  3. That's exactly what happens with high taxes, over-regulation, tort windfalls, mandates, and overfed, over-spending government.

News

  • Village Pond Park solutions topic of upcoming meeting

    LAKE FOREST – A significant step toward fixing Village Pond Park – the messy home of an overabundance of overfed waterfowl – is being taken by the city.A public meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. July 20 at the park, at 23102 Ridge Route Drive, to...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Saddleback Valley News

Quotes

  1. "Like lazy and overfed fish," wrote Foot, "the British media jumped to the bait. In almost unanimous chorus, they engaged in furious vilification and op-ed warmongering against Libya."
    on Sep 5, 2009 By: Paul Foot Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I believe the American people are overtaxed and the government is overfed," Romney says in the ad, speaking before a flag-draped stage in Des Moines as his audience breaks into cheers. "I believe we're spending too much money, and that's got...
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. Pollan adds that our eating habits have "ushered a new creature onto the world stage: the human being who manages to be both overfed and undernourished."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Michael Pollan Source: Indianapolis Star

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