Translation of "overcompensate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈkɒm.pən.seɪt/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈkɑːm.pən.seɪt/

to try too hard to correct a problem, therefore creating a new problem

Chris is one of those small men who overcompensate for their lack of height with a larger than life personality.

(Translation of “overcompensate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)