overdramatic

adjective over·dra·mat·ic \ ˌō-vər-drə-ˈma-tik \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overdramatic

: excessively dramatic : melodramatic
  • … true crime shows, complete with overdramatic narrators …
  • —Lauren Zupkus
  • … [scammers] will post links with shocking or overdramatic headlines …
  • —Kirstin Davis
  • … I was told that there was nothing wrong, everyone was dealing with the same thing, and I was just being overdramatic.
  • —Ellen Scott

overdramatically

play \ˌō-vər-drə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
    • crying overdramatically
    • read from the script overdramatically

First Known Use of overdramatic

1861


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