Meaning of “overdo” in the English Dictionary


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overdoverb [ T ]

us /ˌoʊ·vərˈdu/ present tense overdoes /ˌoʊ·vərˈdʌz/ , past tense overdid /ˌoʊ·vərˈdɪd/ , past participle overdone /ˌoʊ·vərˈdʌn/

to do, use, or say something in a way that is too extreme:

They should get the attention they need without overdoing it.

(Definition of “overdo” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)