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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Attempting to shelter (one's children) to an extreme.

Usage examples (38)
  • overprotective parents
  • Whether you would call it overprotective or not, I am, apparently, a bit superstitious.
  • I grew up in New Jersey, my parents were kind of overprotective, overbearing.
  • The girl's father is some kind of overprotective nut who doesn't even know she has a boyfriend! for more
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