Definition of Overachieving

1. Verb. (present participle of overachieve) ¹



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Definition of Overachieving

1. overachieve [v] - See also: overachieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overachieving

overaccelerating
overaccentuate
overaccentuated
overaccentuates
overaccommodate
overaccommodated
overaccommodates
overaccommodating
overachieve
overachieved
overachievement
overachievements
overachiever
overachievers
overachieves
overachieving (current term)
overact
overacted
overacting
overaction
overactions
overactivated
overactivation
overactivations
overactive
overactivities
overactivity
overactor
overactors
overacts

Literary usage of Overachieving

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1. Screamfree Parenting: Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel (2005)
"As a high-school teacher, my wife has the privilege of working with some incredibly bright, gifted, and overachieving teenagers. The pressure is high for ..."

2. The Russian Rockefellers: The Saga of the Nobel Family and the Russian Oil by Robert W. Tolf (1976)
"The standards set by two such overachieving brothers would be hard for anyone to match, but it was especially painful for Robert who seemed to suffer from ..."

3. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"... raised in the shadow of his overachieving sister, he was the capo of Ottawa Valley script kiddies, a low-rent hacker who downloaded other peoples code ..."

4. Play Nice, Make Money by W. T. McKibben (2007)
"John Rigas, the overachieving first child of Greek immigrants, combined smarts and a willingness to take big risks for big rewards to parlay the ownership ..."

5. Trade Liberalisation Policies in Mexico by OECD Staff (1996)
"This approach was only partially successful, overachieving its targets in the balance-of-payments, but failing to reduce inflation or return the country to ..."

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