Definitions for overlyˈoʊ vər li
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excessively, overly, to a fault, too(adverb)
to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
To an excessive degree.
Parents can be overly protective of their children.
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She was very naive and trusting, overly trusting.
Cutting and overly vigorous pushing will make them thick and crack and, worse, lift up.
The public has a need and a right to know about this case and the judge's order is overly broad.
With the European Central Bank meeting tomorrow, investors do not want to be overly short (negative).
People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.
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