over·​dra·​mat·​ics | \ ˌō-vər-drə-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce overdramatics (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Overdramatics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overdramatics. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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