Underweight vs. Overweight
Difference Between Underweight and Overweight
Of an inappropriately or unusually low weight.He's so underweight he's had to buy smaller clothes.He's thirty pounds underweight.The market trader was fined for selling underweight bags of fruit.
(of a person) Heavier than what is generally considered healthy for a given body type and height.
Not too heavy for an intended purpose.The suitcase is just slightly underweight; I'll let it on the plane.
Weighing more than what is allowed for safety or legal commerce.
(finance) Being less invested in a particular area than market wisdom suggests.The fund is underweight in mining.
Having a portfolio relatively heavily invested in.Our portfolio is very overweight (in) Asian technology stocks.
The state or quality of being underweight.
An excess of weight.
(transitive) To underestimate the weight of.
A security or class of securities in which one has a heavy concentration.Apple common stock is one of our overweights.
(transitive) To give insufficient weight to (a consideration); to underestimate the importance of.
(transitive) To weigh down: to put too heavy a burden on.
having unattractive thinness;a child with skinny freckled legsa long scrawny neck
(transitive) To place excessive weight or emphasis on; to overestimate the importance of.
the property of excessive fatness
usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it