Definition of overprecise
- an overprecise estimate
- Their diction was overprecise, their speech clotted with formalisms …
- —Alastair Reynolds
- Wear a watch if you like so that you can time the whole outing, but there is no need to be overprecise about it.
- —Ruth Field
- To clothe a simple idea in elaborate or overprecise language results in pomposity or even humor.
- —Raymond George Smith