Overact meaning

ōvər-ăkt
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To exaggerate a role; overplay.
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To act (a dramatic role) with unnecessary exaggeration.
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To act over and above what is required; overdo in acting.
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To act (a dramatic role) in an exaggerated way.
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(performing arts) To act in an exaggerated manner.

He overacted his part.

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Origin of overact

  • over- +"Ž act

    From Wiktionary