Definition of overly
: to an excessive degree : too
Examples of overly in a sentence
These directions are overly complex.
She's overly sensitive to criticism.
They didn't seem overly concerned about the problem.
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OVERLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overly for English Language Learners
: to an excessive degree
OVERLY Defined for Kids
Definition of overly for Students
: by too much : to an excessive degree <overly worried> <an overly long movie>
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