over·​talk ˌō-vər-ˈtȯk How to pronounce overtalk (audio)
overtalked; overtalking

transitive + intransitive

: to talk too much or too long about (something)
He doesn't overtalk things too much. He picks his words well …Stephen Malkmus
The experts watching our tapes said parents overtalk. Instead, the psychologists said, keep it short.John Stossel

Word History

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overtalk was in 1635

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Cite this Entry

“Overtalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtalk. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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