Quick answer
"Overweight" is an adjective which is often translated as "con sobrepeso", and "plump" is an adjective which is often translated as "rechoncho". Learn more about the difference between "overweight" and "plump" below.
overweight(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (too heavy)
a. con sobrepeso
The government believes the soda tax will benefit overweight people.El gobierno cree que el impuesto a los refrescos beneficiará a la gente con sobrepeso.
b. con exceso de peso
All passengers with overweight suitcases must pay an extra $50.Todo pasajero con una maleta con exceso de peso tendrá que pagar un recargo de $50.
c. demasiado gordo
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(especially living things)
Mariana got a letter from the school informing her that her son was overweight.Mariana recibió una carta de la escuela informándole que su hijo estaba demasiado gordo.
d. obeso (only living things)
Your dog is overweight; you need to walk him more.Tu perro está obeso; tienes que sacarlo a caminar más.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (obesity)
a. el exceso de peso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Childhood overweight can lead to health problems in later life.El exceso de peso en la infancia puede producir problemas de salud más adelante en la vida.
b. el sobrepeso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are various gadgets available for monitoring overweight.Hay varios aparatos disponibles para controlar el sobrepeso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (finance)
a. sobrevalorar
Experienced investors are usually wise to overweighted stocks.Inversores con experiencia normalmente conocen cuando las acciones están sobrevaloradas.
4. (to overload)
a. sobrecargar
Traffickers continue to overweight vessels with refugees fleeing desperate situations.Los traficantes siguen sobrecargando embarcaciones con refugiados huyendo de situaciones desesperadas.
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plump(
pluhmp
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fat)
a. rechoncho
The painter filled the romantic scene with plump cherubs.El pintor llenó la escena romántica de querubines rechonchos.
b. llenito (face)
Every time I see my aunt, she comments on how plump my cheeks are and pinches them.Cada vez que veo a mi tía, me dice qué llenitas tengo las mejillas y me las pellizca.
c. regordete
I've gotten a bit plump lately. I can't fit any of my old clothes.Me puse un poco regordete últimamente. No me entra nada.
d. rollizo (person)
Yes, he might be plump, but he's actually the fastest person on our team.Sí, puede que sea rollizo, pero en realidad es la persona más rápida de nuestro equipo.
2. (culinary)
a. gordo
This plump chicken should be able to feed a family of eight.Este pollo gordo debe poder alimentar a una familia de ocho personas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hacer hinchar
Plump the raisins with hot water before adding them to the cookie dough.Haz hinchar las pasas con agua caliente antes de añadirlas a la masa de galletas.
4. (to make fat)
a. engordar
You've lost so much weight since you went to college. Let's plump you up.Perdiste mucho peso desde que te fuiste a la universidad. Te engordaremos.
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