Definition of overalert
- … has long feared that he will get himself shot by an overalert bodyguard …
- —Helena de Bertodano
- The anxious person looks overalert, displayed in ways such as sitting forward in a chair; moving fingers, arms, or legs; getting up and moving; pacing around the room; checking certain parts of clothing; and straightening ties or scarves.
- —Arthur H. Jeske
- …the company … increased the settlement offer to $1,000 after blaming the incident on overalertness for fraud.
- —Meggen Lindsay