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.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of overly
before 12th century
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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