over·​plan ˌō-vər-ˈplan How to pronounce overplan (audio)
overplanned; overplanning

transitive + intransitive

: to plan excessively or in more detail than is necessary
overplanned their vacation/lives
Don't overplan. Too many events will wear folks out.Kathleen Coleman

Examples of overplan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don't overplan or worry about the details so much. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 18 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overplan was in 1867

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“Overplan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overplan. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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