The definition of obese is an extremely overweight person.(adjective)
An example of obese is a five hundred pound man.
See obese in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L obesus, pp. of obedere, to devour < ob- (see ob-) + edere, eat
See obese in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin obēsus
Origin: , from past participle of *obedere, to eat away
Origin: : ob-, away; see ob-
Origin: + edere, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.
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