overly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “overly” in the English Dictionary

"overly" in British English

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uk   /ˈəʊ.vəl.i/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.li/ (also over)
too; very: Earlier ​salesforecasts were overly ​optimistic. His ​films have been ​criticized for being overly ​violent.
(Definition of overly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overly" in American English

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overlyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈoʊ·vər·li/
too; very: Sales ​forecasts were overly ​optimistic.
(Definition of overly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “overly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 太, 非常, 过度地,极度地…
in Turkish oldukça, fevkalade, son derece…
in Russian слишком…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太, 非常, 過度地,極度地…
in Polish przesadnie…
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