overtalk

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

Definition of overtalk

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

First Known Use of overtalk

1635, in the meaning defined above

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“Overtalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtalk. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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