overdid overdid  /ˈoʊ vər ˌdɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (v) do something to an excessive degree

Usage(s):

  1. Of course they overdid it.
  2. War EffortFragile, green-eyed Cinemactress Greer Garson overdid patriotism on a high-pressure war-bond sales tour of 20-odd mining towns in ten days.
  3. In no time, however, Marjorie overdid it.

News

  • Reagan: Idiots against guns

    The Idiots Against Guns in the media and Congress overdid it this time. Not wanting to miss a chance to politicize a shooting tragedy, the anti-gun nuts went berserk Monday when news broke that a man had gone on a rampage at a D.C. naval base and killed 12 people.
    on September 23, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I'm starting to find out how much I can and can't push myself each and every day," he said. "I overdid it, overcooked it right before Augusta, trying to get ready. I learned my lesson there."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Ernie Els Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I overdid it - overcooked it - right before Augusta, trying to get ready," Woods said. "I certainly I learned my lesson there. [Now] I'm starting to find out how much I can and can't push myself."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "That was just a little excitement. We went over there and showed them a little love," Thornton said. "I think we overdid it, but we apologize, though, that we did all that."
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Al Thornton Source: USA Today

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