overcareful

adjective over·care·ful \ ˌō-vər-ˈker-fəl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overcareful

:too careful :overcautious
  • an overcareful approach
  • He is a bit overcareful with his investments.

overcarefully

adverb
    • The time spent sitting and watching has affected his shot, Miles admitted, and he was obviously trying to overcarefully guide his shots against the Heat.
    • —Phil Miller

First Known Use of overcareful

1568


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