Definition of Overplaying

1. Verb. (present participle of overplay) ¹



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Definition of Overplaying

1. overplay [v] - See also: overplay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overplaying

overpitches
overpitching
overplaid
overplaided
overplaids
overplan
overplanned
overplanning
overplans
overplant
overplanted
overplanting
overplants
overplay
overplayed
overplaying (current term)
overplays
overplease
overpleased
overpleases
overpleasing
overplied
overplies
overplot
overplots
overplotted
overplotting
overplough
overploughed
overploughing

Literary usage of Overplaying

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Nat Geoe M 31:362-5 An '17 overplaying the news. New Repub 10:340-2 Ap 21 '17 Pacifism in the Middle West. PM Buck, jr Nation 114:595-7 My 17 '17 Parliament ..."

2. Folks from Dixie by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1898)
"The younger men thought that he was rather overplaying his role of school trustee. He was entirely too conscientious as to his duty to Miss ..."

3. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571). by Kenneth M. Setton (1984)
"... den had been overplaying their hand. Politics and religion went together in the sixteenth century. While the Lutheran preachers were regarded by the ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1880)
"Th» consequence in the case of the pianoforte sonatas is constant overplaying to force the music to a larger scale, so that, in the expression of Lenz ..."

5. The Contemporary Drama of England by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1917)
"They came partly because the dramatists were overplaying the lead. And in large measure they came because the new movements had taught the audience and ..."

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