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Definition of "overtly" []

  • Open to view; observable (adjective)
  • Open; deliberate. Criminal intent may be inferred from an overt act (adjective)
  • In an overt manner; publicly; openly. (adverb)

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Use "overtly" in a sentence
  • "On Monday, more than 200 students rallied at Wheeler Hall in Berkeley to protest against what they called overtly aggressive tactics by the police."
  • "Most readers are not interested in overtly religious stories and publishers want to make sure that the story is aimed at the right audience."
  • "The only avenue left to them to excuse the extremists of their party whom they have been encouraging, tacitly or overtly, is to say “both parties do it.”"