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Definition of "overconfident" []

  • Excessively confident; presumptuous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "overconfident" in a sentence
  • ""What they've done by foolishly acting so arrogant and overconfident is that they've basically put out the warning signal, and I am finding that people are very ready to overcome this.""
  • "A fighter in the ring that does not have a game plan, especially when he enters fat, flabby, and overconfident, is going to get his clock fucking cleaned - every goddamn time."
  • "He had confidence in himself, which any one must have to be successful, but still he was not overconfident, which is a fault quite as much as timidity."