American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To feed or eat too often or too much.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To feed to excess.
- In therapeutics, to feed in excess of appetite, and in large amount.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To feed to excess; to surfeit.
- v. feed excessively
- over- + feed (Wiktionary)
“Indulgent grandparents 'overfeed' kids and make them fat, scientists warn”
“Killing with kindness: Indulgent grandparents 'overfeed' kids and make them fat, scientists warn”
“The main culprit: owners who routinely overfeed pets, don't exercise them enough and are unaware of the severe, and costly, health problems caused by excess weight.”
“Subsequently, "feeding directions can overfeed by 25%," says Dr. Elliott of Banfield.”
“The warp core had been rigged to overload—or overfeed—the singularity.”
“In public-health terms, it supports the case in the general population for breastfeeding? as it is harder to overfeed a breastfed baby," Singhal said.”
“Second, it was also well-known that it's very hard to overfeed a breastfeeding baby.”
“Extra emphasis on the small, new fish owners love to overfeed!”
“Underlying genetic factors, along with obsessions around food, weight, and body image, are contributing to the growing numbers of those with eating disorders: a spectrum including those who starve and are very thin to those who overfeed and are overweight or obese, with every size, shape, and expression in-between.”
“And for my own sake, you'd better show up to my party sooner rather than later so I have enough time to overfeed you.”
‘overfeed’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for overfeed.