over·​imag·​i·​na·​tive ˌō-vər-i-ˈma-jə-nə-tiv How to pronounce overimaginative (audio)
: excessively imaginative
an overimaginative child
a wild, overimaginative theory

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overimaginative was in 1835

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“Overimaginative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overimaginative. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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