Overweight vs. Plump

Overweight vs. Plump — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Overweight and Plump

Overweightadjective

Weighing more than is normal, necessary, or allowed, especially having more body weight than is considered normal or healthy for one's age or build.

Plumpadjective

Well-rounded and full in form; chubby.

Overweightnoun

More weight than is normal, necessary, or allowed.

Plumpadjective

Abundant; ample

a plump reward.

Overweightnoun

Greater weight or importance; preponderance.

Plumpadjective

Blunt; direct.

Overweightverb

To weigh down too heavily; overload.

Plumpverb

To make well-rounded or full in form

plumped up the pillows.

Overweightverb

To give too much emphasis, importance, or consideration to.

Plumpverb

To become well-rounded, chubby, or full in form

The baby plumped out at three months.

Overweightadjective

(of a person) Heavier than what is generally considered healthy for a given body type and height.

Plumpverb

To drop abruptly or heavily

plumped into the easy chair.

Overweightadjective

Weighing more than what is allowed for safety or legal commerce.

Plumpverb

To give full support or praise

plumped for the candidate throughout the state.

Overweightadjective

Having a portfolio relatively heavily invested in.

Our portfolio is very overweight (in) Asian technology stocks.

Plumpverb

To throw down or drop (something) abruptly or heavily

plumped the books onto the table.

Overweightnoun

An excess of weight.

Plumpnoun

A heavy or abrupt fall or collision.

Overweightnoun

A security or class of securities in which one has a heavy concentration.

Apple common stock is one of our overweights.

Plumpnoun

The sound of a heavy fall or collision.

Overweightverb

(transitive) To weigh down: to put too heavy a burden on.

Plumpadverb

With a heavy or abrupt drop

The anchor fell plump into the sea.

Overweightverb

(transitive) To place excessive weight or emphasis on; to overestimate the importance of.

Plumpadverb

With a full or sudden impact

walked plump into the pole.

Overweightnoun

the property of excessive fatness

Plumpadverb

Directly

ran plump into an old friend.

Overweightadjective

usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

Plumpadverb

Without qualification; bluntly

spoke out plump for the tax bill.

Plumpnoun

The sound of a sudden heavy fall.

Plumpnoun

(obsolete) A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.

a plump of trees, fowls, or spears

Plumpadjective

Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.

a plump baby;plump cheeks

Plumpadjective

Fat.

Plumpadjective

Sudden and without reservation; blunt; direct; downright.

Plumpverb

(intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out.

Her cheeks have plumped.

Plumpverb

(transitive) To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up.

to plump oysters or scallops by placing them in fresh or brackish water

Plumpverb

(transitive) To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.

to plump a stone into water

Plumpverb

(intransitive) To give a plumper (kind of vote).

Plumpverb

(transitive) To give (a vote), as a plumper.

Plumpverb

(used with for) To favor or decide in favor of something.

Plumpverb

(intransitive) To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.

Plumpadverb

Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.

Plumpnoun

the sound of a sudden heavy fall

Plumpverb

drop sharply;

The stock market plummeted

Plumpverb

set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise;

He planked the money on the tableHe planked himself into the sofa

Plumpverb

make fat or plump;

We will plump out that poor starving child

Plumpverb

give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number;

I plumped for the losing candidates

Plumpadjective

euphemisms for slightly fat;

a generation ago...buxom actresses were popularchubby babiespleasingly plump

Plumpadverb

straight down especially heavily or abruptly;

the anchor fell plump into the seawe dropped the rock plump into the water