over·​an·​i·​mat·​ed ¦ō-vər-¦a-nə-ˌmā-təd How to pronounce overanimated (audio)
: excessively animated
… an overanimated redhead with protuberant cheeks and chin.John Updike, The Afterlife, 1994

Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overanimated was in 1753

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“Overanimated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overanimated. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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