Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a student who attains higher standards than expected based on the IQ score.

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  • noun One who overachieves; one who has too much success.

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  • noun a student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated

Etymologies

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over- +‎ achiever

Examples

  • I still see a black player labeled as an underachiever, while a white player who carries the same stats is called an overachiever.

    I Was Right on Time

  • I still see a black player labeled as an underachiever, while a white player who carries the same stats is called an overachiever.

    I Was Right on Time

  • The Jackal strikes me as the kind of overachiever who, assigned to kill a mosquito, would purchase contraband insecticides from Iraq and bring them into the United States by hot air balloon, distilling his drinking water from clouds and shooting birds for food.

    Sue Myrick's Latest Conspiracy Theory Is Like The Plot Of A Bad Movie

  • The Jackal strikes me as the kind of overachiever who, assigned to kill a mosquito, would purchase contraband insecticides from Iraq and bring them into the United States by hot air balloon, distilling his drinking water from clouds and shooting birds for food.

    Sue Myrick's Latest Conspiracy Theory Is Like The Plot Of A Bad Movie

  • She redefines "overachiever" while doing tangibly good work for humanity, developing prosthetic arms with neural interfaces.

    The Bionics Woman: Yoky Matsuoka

  • She redefines "overachiever" while doing tangibly good work for humanity, developing prosthetic arms with neural interfaces.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • An "overachiever" in one of her classes has created a facebook group in order to upload and share his class notes

    Robert Scoble has too many friends?

  • Writer, I'm sorry, but I stopped reading as soon as I saw the word "overachiever" describing your Protag.

    HH Com 664

  • Actually, 29 is kind of late for an "overachiever" to be getting her Ph.

    HH Com 664

  • I'm tired of them, because I read "overachiever" to mean someone in a job that's way beyond their abilities, their Harvard degree be damned.

    HH Com 664

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