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Definition(s):

  • (adj) anxious or nervous to an excessive degree

Usage(s):

  1. Six models wearing Qiana garments were escorted by armed guards to prevent any overanxious competitor from the common practice of snipping a sample swatch.
  2. Not just freshmen, prodded by overanxious parents, but upperclassmen as well are demanding alcohol- and drug-free living and study environments.
  3. The mothers tend to be indulgent, overprotective and overanxious.

News

  • Burke leads Jazz to win over Pistons

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Utah Jazz rookie point guard Trey Burke got a little overanxious playing for the first time against the Detroit Pistons. Once Burke settled down, he showed them what they passed up during the draft lottery in June. Burke pumped in 20 points and had a career-high 12 assists to propel the Jazz to a 110-89 romp past Detroit on Friday night at The Palace. Burke, who led the ...
    on January 18, 2014     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I think it's important that you can be the same person no matter what the stakes are," Girardi said. "You know, sometimes people get a little overanxious or hyped up. I've not ever seen that during the course of the season with CC. He's the...
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Joe Girardi Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  2. "We've got to make shots," Summitt said. "We were really overanxious and after watching the tape. I'm even more convinced of that."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Pat Summitt Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He was a little overanxious, what can I tell you," Giuliani said after telling the story of the February 1998 nuptials.
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: FOXNews

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