Definitions for overreaching

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreaching, vaulting(adj)

    revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

    "vaulting ambition"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Bland:

    This is about the use of overreaching deadly force in situations where it is not required.

  2. George Will:

    Americans are overreachers overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.

  3. George F. Will, Statecraft as Soulcraft:

    Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.

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