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overact (ˌəʊvərˈækt Pronunciation for overact

Definitions

verb

  1. to act or behave in an exaggerated manner, as in a theatrical production Also: overplay

Synonyms

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= exaggerate, overdo it, go overboard, overplay, overemphasize, lay it on thick, make a production of, ham or ham it up

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