overenthusiastic overenthusiastic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unduly enthusiastic

Usage(s):

  1. The crowd erupted in cheers, and an overenthusiastic supporter fired a traditional shot in the air to celebrate.
  2. Some hard-working guy at the National Security Council got a little overenthusiastic and stuck in that sentence.
  3. The cathedral's troubles began when an overenthusiastic congregation and architect went ahead on a $2,000,000 structure though only $400,000 had been raised.

News

  • Why Dave Chappelle Walked Offstage Last Night

    Last night at the Hartford stop of the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival, after being confronted with a group of loud people in the front who were half overenthusiastic and half heckling, Dave Chappelle stopped his set after only a few jokes, sat down on a stool, and did basically ... More »        
    on August 30, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "Carlos gets overenthusiastic, and he'sa very confident young man, which is good," Piniella said. "But there's no need putting that type of scrutiny or pressure on yourself for no reason. Just go out and pitch the way he did today and let...
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: Kane County Chronicle

  2. "I think everybody has pretty much done a good job of not getting frustrated," Roush said. "Carl has obviously matured. : He's gone from being brash and, if not ruthless, certainly overenthusiastic in some of his actions on the track, and...
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Jack Roush Source: ESPN

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