over·​en·​er·​get·​ic ˌō-vər-ˌe-nər-ˈje-tik How to pronounce overenergetic (audio)
: excessively energetic
overenergetic children
overenergetic, over-the-top acting …Tim Richards
overenergetically adverb
… tourists strode overenergetically from one holy hot spot to the next. P. J. O'Rourke

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overenergetic was in 1815

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“Overenergetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overenergetic. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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