Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The southern, mainly French-speaking portion of Quebec, Canada, from 1791 until 1841, when it was reunited with Upper Quebec to form the present-day province of Quebec.

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Examples

  • Immediately after which they perform and Randy criticizes Lusk for not over-singing all the time: You got the gas in the car -- drive it and go!

    'American Idol' heads to Las Vegas

  • It's one of the few times her over-singing has ever come in handy and, after her Super Bowl debacle, a welcome reminder of how great she can be.

    Lists: The top five most unexpectedly great Grammy performances of the past 25 years

  • The problem lies not in Sugarland's lyrics (alternately spunky and thoughtful), or in frontwoman Jennifer Nettles (adorable, despite her penchant for over-singing), but in their influences: Blondie, Bon Jovi, Katrina and the Waves, Carrie Underwood and U2.

    Album review of Sugarland's 'The Incredible Machine'

  • Von Smith is a theater boy overshadowed a tad by the more Rent-ish Adam Lambert, not to mention Smith's own over-singing in Hollywood Week.

    Michael Giltz: American Idol -- Top 36 Round Three: The Winners!

  • "I just feel as though he's over-singing," Stearns says.

    News

  • I felt like every night that I went out there I sang from my heart and the part that really messed me up the most was I couldn't focus because I was so scared about what was going to be said each week about over-singing.

    From Inside the Box

  • They've not paid their dues in bars and clubs and cafes, many of them have probably never written a complex or even decent lyric, they butcher old songs by over-singing, and the people who watch it eat it up as if they're not watching the same repetitive crap week in and week out.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • The Puerto Rican singer goes into serious ballad mode here, and it's not the over-singing variety I remember him showcasing in Hollywood.

    Ledger-Enquirer: Breaking News

  • But there moments when it seems like she's over-singing a bit.

    Ledger-Enquirer: Breaking News

  • The performance still lacks a bit of "oomph," but I guess it's better than over-singing.

    Ledger-Enquirer: Breaking News

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