overemote

verb over·emote \ ˌō-vər-i-ˈmōt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overemote

overemoted; overemoting
intransitive verb
: to express emotion to an excessive degree especially in acting : to emote excessively
  • overemotes like mad in the title role …
  • —Art Durbano
  • … a portly, spiky-haired host overemotes into the camera …
  • —Josh Ozersky
  • "… Minimal is the word I'd use to describe how I live and dress, and it's also how I sing. I'm not a big fan of overemoting."
  • —K. D. Lang

First Known Use of overemote

1911


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