overdramatics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction over·dra·mat·ics \ ˌō-vər-drə-ˈma-tiks \

Definition of overdramatics

: overdramatic behavior or expression
  • My son is prone to overdramatics.
  • … degenerates into the sort of wearying overdramatics you'd expect from a bunch of drunk post-adolescents.
  • —Pete Vonder Haar

First Known Use of overdramatics

1933

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