overexpose overexpose  /ˌoʊ və rɪk ˈspoʊz/


  1. (v) expose to too much light
  2. (v) expose excessively



  1. These cells can recover after a single exposure, but if you overexpose them often enough, they end up dying, and you lose that functional ability inside your inner ear.
  2. Her guests on the first week, however, were the sort of offbeat celebrities TV has managed to overexpose thoroughly, like RuPaul and Roger Clinton.
  3. There's a tendency to overexpose our leaders.


  • The Strongest Brand In Publishing Is ...

    When comparing authors, publishers tend to focus on book sales.  But sales figures tell only part of the story.  Expensive advertising and a strong push for distribution and display at bookstores might yield strong initial sales but create lots of returns and low profitability.  An early and fortuitous movie deal might overexpose a book that doesn't meet the promise of the movie.
    on March 5, 2014     Source: Forbes


  1. "He was being told this initiative was going to devalue him as a superstar. `Overexpose' him was the word constantly used," said Boteach, a rabbi, author and columnist who helped Jackson start Heal the Kids.
    on Mar 24, 2004 By: Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Source: FOXNews

  2. "Out here the slow one just doesn't move," said Dickey, who has only three walks in 15 innings this spring. "There's just nothing for it to bite into. So you don't want to overexpose that pitch. It's something I'm going to do during the...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: RA Dickey Source: KING5.com

  3. "I keep getting reminders from people that know me that this is the most difficult stage because I believe I'm fine and I go out there and overexpose myself or try to overdo something," Martínez said. "And that's when you end up having a...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: Pedro Martinez Source: New York Times

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