Definition of Overstrung

1. Adjective. Being in a tense state.




2. Adjective. Too tightly strung. "An overstrung archery bow"
Similar to: Tense

Definition of Overstrung

1. Adjective. Excessively tense or nervous ¹

2. Adjective. Strung too tightly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overstrung

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstrung

overstrews
overstrict
overstridden
overstride
overstrides
overstriding
overstrike
overstrikes
overstrode
overstrow
overstrowed
overstrowing
overstrown
overstrows
overstructured
overstrung (current term)
overstudied
overstudies
overstudious
overstudy
overstudying
overstuff
overstuffed
overstuffed chair
overstuffing
overstuffs
overstyled
oversubscribe
oversubscribed
oversubscribes

Literary usage of Overstrung

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1860)
"The Style of The "Parlor Gem" is a Full Finished, Highly Polished Caseā€”All Large Round Corners. Bead Moldings, Carved Lyre, Fancy Leps and Desk, overstrung ..."

2. 1795-1895. One Hundred Years of American Commerce ...: A History of American by Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1895)
"In 1855 they succeeded in constructing an overstrung square piano with a solid front bar and full iron frame, the latter covering the wrest-plank, ..."

3. The Book of Complete Information about Pianos by Frank L. Wing (1897)
"overstrung UPRIGHTS In 1867 the first overstrung upright pianos were exhibited by an American manufacturer in the International Paris Exposition. ..."

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