American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Excessively confident; presumptuous.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Confident to excess.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Confident to excess.
- adj. marked by excessive confidence
“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.”
“In Tuesday's statements, Zijin said it was "overconfident" and paid insufficient attention to the possibility of a crisis in the course of its rapid expansion.”
“Even today, seven years later, the often "overconfident" reporting from Baghdad and Kabul sometimes takes your breath away.”
“While the stupidity narrative asserts that "overconfident" bankers just didn't have clue what they were doing.”
“This might mean she's preposterously overconfident, but after the sort of campaign she's run against Obama, I think "overconfident" is one of those unflattering adjectives we can apply fairly to Senator Clinton.”
“Coach Claude Julien called the Caps "overconfident" based on the head-to-head records of the two teams.”
“Rice complained about the Defense Department's "overconfident" briefings during the tenure of Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.”
“The newspaper said Woodward also wrote about ongoing tension within the over the quality and credibility of information about the progress of the complained about the Defense Department "overconfident" briefings during the tenure of then”
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