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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overprotective(adj)

    overly protective

    "overprotective parents"

Wiktionary

  1. overprotective(Adjective)

    excessively protective, wanting to give too much protection (especially to children)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overprotective in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overprotective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Darla Neal:

    If you have a very overprotective parent, which would be myself, your children don't get to lead a normal life -- get on a bus, go on a field trip, stay the night with a friend. And that's been very difficult, it's been a life of hard work, trying to be normal.

  2. Brown Hyde:

    I tell myself I should be able to shake this off and deal with it. Yet here I am -- a mess. if you have a very overprotective parent, which would be myself, your children don't get to lead a normal life -- get on a bus, go on a field trip, stay the night with a friend. And that's been very difficult.

  3. Janis Brett Elspas:

    Moms back then in our neighborhood ... would bundle the kids up in multiple layers and lock them out of the house 'til dark, leaving us to build snow forts, sled down the hill or shovel driveways for extra spending money, how times have changed! Fast-forward to today. What is a mom to do when there's a blizzard in cold climates (or heavy rain and flooding in California)? Instead of locking the kids out, moms are overprotective and keep the kids inside.

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