AskDefine | Define overdo

Dictionary Definition

overdo v : do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 push-ups" [syn: exaggerate] [also: overdone, overdid]

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English

Pronunciation

  • US: /'ovəɻdu/, /'ov@r\`du/

Verb

  1. To do too much of something.

Translations

to do too much of something

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry to excess, carry too far, do to death, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exhaust, fatigue, go overboard, go the limit, go to extremes, go too far, go whole hog, hyperbolize, know no bounds, lay it on, magnify, make much of, overact, overburden, overcarry, overcharge, overdevelop, overdraw, overdrive, overelaborate, overemphasize, overestimate, overexercise, overexert, overexpend, overindulge, overlabor, overload, overplay, overpraise, overreach, overreact, oversell, overspeak, overspend, overstate, overstrain, overstress, overstudy, overtask, overtax, overtrain, overuse, overwork, pass all bounds, pile it on, protest too much, puff, stretch, stretch the truth, talk big, talk in superlatives, tout, travesty
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