Definition of overemphatic
- … his overly erect posture and overemphatic diction make him come off like an enraged headwaiter.
- —Stuart Klawans
- … the … posturing and overemphatic gesturing needed to reach the balcony in theater …
- —Ron Rosenbaum
- … in reaching for a strong conclusion, I was overemphatic.
- —John Cassidy
overemphaticallyplay \ˌō-vər-im-ˈfa-ti-k(ə-)lē, -em-\ adverb
- … all the while Babs has to sit there and take it, laughing overemphatically at every punchline to prove she's in on the joke.
- —Teddy Jamieson