Definition of "overdoing" []

  • To take or carry too far; do to excess (verb)
  • To exaggerate, overelaborate, or overplay (verb)
  • To cook or bake too long (verb)
  • Present participle of overdo. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overdoing" in a sentence
  • ""Some people tell you to tie the pork to a bit o 'string after frying it," said Brisket, "but that's what I call overdoing it."
  • "As was before pointed out in regard to the letter-system generally, this method of treatment is exposed to special dangers, particularly those of verbosity and "overdoing" -- not to mention the greater one of missing the mark."
  • "And to use FBI brutality to take her to the jail in her nightgown is really kind of overdoing it -- it reminds me of a police state."