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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Exaggerate one's acting.

Usage examples (35)
  • While his later tendency to overact is sometimes apparent, young pre-Star Trek Shatner is, dare I say, rather dashing.
  • But Tarun (who directed Thimuru and Kaalai) has to learn not to overact, which is apparent in one of the scenes.
  • In fact, he suggested political leaders were better to "overact" than "underact" when it comes to speeding stimulus money out the door.
  • "overact" to the above 2 percent target, and added that inflation will likely slow on budget cuts. for more
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