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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Overeat \O`ver*eat"\, v. t. & i.
1. To gnaw all over, or on all sides. [Obs.] --Shak.
2. To eat to excess; -- sometimes with a reflexive; as, she
overate at the party and spent the next week dieting.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She
stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice
cream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut,
englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat,
gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig
out, satiate, scarf out]
From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :
OVEREAT, v. To dine.
Hail, Gastronome, Apostle of Excess,
Well skilled to overeat without distress!
Thy great invention, the unfatal feast,
Shows Man's superiority to Beast.
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