overfamiliar

adjective
over·fa·mil·iar | \ ˌō-vər-fə-ˈmil-yər \

Definition of overfamiliar 

: exceedingly or excessively familiar: such as

a : so frequently seen, heard, or experienced as to seem dull or unoriginal a movie with an overfamiliar plot … the overfamiliar video oeuvre of the world's most generic rock star … —Steve Simels

b : excessively friendly or informal I know it may seem overfamiliar, but I can't think of Marvin L. Goldberger as anything but Murph, so that is how I will refer to him. —Jeremy Bernstein However in other cultures … such informality is seen as being overfamiliar and thus impolite … —Heather Bowe and Kylie Martin … he felt the whole time he was being judged and found wanting, for not knowing which knife and fork to use, for being overfamiliar or too distant with the waiters … —Richard Coles

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Other words from overfamiliar

overfamiliarity \ˌō-vər-fə-ˌmi-lē-ˈ(y)er-ə-tē, -ˈ(y)a-rə-; -ˌmil-ˈyer-, -ˌmil-ˈya-rə- \ noun
Despite its by-now overfamiliarity, the piece achieves a new freshness in this entertaining musicalization … —Frank Scheck … the kind who can't tell the difference between the informality of true camaraderie and the subtle insult of overfamiliarity —James Harkness

Synonyms & Antonyms for overfamiliar

Synonyms

bold, familiar, forward, free, immodest, presuming, presumptuous

Antonyms

modest, unassuming

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First Known Use of overfamiliar

1529, in the meaning defined above

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