overtalk

verb, intransitive + transitive over·talk \ ˌō-vər-ˈtȯk \

Definition of overtalk

overtalked; overtalking
: 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

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