overdriven overdriven

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
  2. (n) a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power
  3. (v) drive or work too hard
  4. (v) make use of too often or too extensively

Usage(s):

  1. A par-four hole is overdriven from the tee, while a par-three one is unreachable from anywhere.
  2. Incidentally, I think most music lovers will agree that the overdriven orchestral excerpts from the operas are by no means Wagner's best work.

News

  • Preview: “Godspell” to exude joy at the Mac

    Central Ohio’s oldest community theater is knocking out another classic this week — “Godspell,” the overdriven, thoughtful reflection about Jesus and expressing positivity. Regardless of whether you’re a believer, singing along to “Day by Day” from Worthington Community Theatre’s most talented actors is bound to be a fun time.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Columbus Alive

Quotes

  1. Shirley added, "Jason Bonham is a totally unique drummer and a supreme, yet oh-so-tasty powerhouse. Derek Sherinian is super versatile, and is playing mostly overdriven Hammond organ in this ensemble and is the color on the palette. Glenn Hughes...
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Kevin Shirley Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "I moved to New York with the overdriven desire to make a band that's going to have a very much unique destiny, so the music that they play reflects their life story," Hutz says. "Not some guys who went to music school. I knew that New York...
    on Jan 15, 2006 By: Eugene Hutz Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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