adverb. ['ˈoʊvɝli'] to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits.
Words that Rhyme with Overly
Example sentences of the word overly
That will keep the chart from getting overly complicated.
To calm an overly energetic dog, you’ll first need to determine the cause.
Quotes containing the word overly
1. As a composer and as a musician I'm a true believer - and this is not to be overly diplomatic - I'm a believer that there's artistry in everything from a lawn gnome to a desk chair to a symphony to an Andy Warhol painting. There's art in absolutely everything.
- Darren Criss
2. Among the many signs of a lively faith and hope we have in eternal life, one of the surest is not being overly sad at the death of those whom we dearly love in our Lord.
- Saint Ignatius
3. Personally, I can't see the appeal in trekking down to D.C. for a networking extravaganza, even if it is built around a special moment in American history. While I find the election of Barack Obama inspirational, I don't have a desire to memorialize it with overly effusive celebration.
- Jamie Johnson