What does overreaching mean?

Definitions for overreaching

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreaching, vaulting(adj)

    revealing excessive self-confidence; reaching for the heights

    "vaulting ambition"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cindy Kirchhofer:

    I feel this is government overreaching.

  2. Eric Bland:

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

  3. George Will:

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

  4. George F. Will, Statecraft as Soulcraft:

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

  5. Jennifer Levi:

    To characterize( the administration's position) as extraordinary or overreaching shows a complete misunderstanding of what these agencies do.

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