overhandle

verb over·han·dle \ ˌō-vər-ˈhan-dᵊl \

Definition of overhandle

overhandled; overhandling
: to handle (something) more than is necessary or desirable
  • overhandled the dough so that it softened too much
  • overhandles the puck at least once in each game and costs his team a key goal.
  • —Elliott Pap

First Known Use of overhandle

1860

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