What does overly mean?

Definitions for overly
ˈoʊ vər liover·ly

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.

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How to say overly in sign language?

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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

Examples of overly in a Sentence

  1. Bill Rogers:

    The public has a need and a right to know about this case and the judge's order is overly broad.

  2. Molly Patel -LRB- Kaling -RRB-:

    I saw most of the writers, i'm not overly worried about masculinity.

  3. Mark Ruge:

    The statements about the Jones Act in the (former IMF economists') report are overly simplistic, completely one-sided, and just plain wrong.

  4. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.

  5. Benjamin Cook:

    The 20th century gave us an overly optimistic view of how much water is potentially available.

Images & Illustrations of overly

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