What does overly mean?

Definitions for overlyˈoʊ vər li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessively, overly, to a fault, too(adverb)

    to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

    "too big"

GCIDE

  1. overly(adv.)

    Excessively.

Wiktionary

  1. overly(Adverb)

    To an excessive degree.

    Parents can be overly protective of their children.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overly

    ō′vėr-li, adv. (coll.) excessively, too.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peggy Monteleone:

    She was very naive and trusting, overly trusting.

  2. Laurence Sterne:

    People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.

  3. Jeffrey Mankoff:

    It's not necessarily anything to be overly alarmed about as long as the patrols stay in international airspace.

  4. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Compulsive workers tend to be overly sensitive and suffer from intense emotions including depression and anxiety.

  5. Mary Jo White:

    My initial sense of it is that it took ... an overly narrow view of the insider trading law and that is a concern.

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