Definitions

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated

Etymologies

over- +‎ achiever (Wiktionary)

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

  • 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.

    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

  • The Suns looked much more like a contender than the "overachiever" label they've carried throughout the season in a 100-86 win at Utah on Wednesday, locking up the third seed in the West while sending the Jazz tumbling to fifth.

    ESPN.com

  • The term "overachiever" might be a more fitting label for the successful 31-year-old middleweight veteran as he has continued to evolve as a fighter, winning him the respect of MMA fans and pundits alike who have sung his praises for the majority of his mixed martial arts career.

    UFC

  • The term "overachiever" might be a more fitting label for the successful 31-year-old middleweight veteran as he has continued to evolve as a fighter, winning him the respect of MMA fans and pundits alike who have sung his praises for the majority of his mixed martial arts career ....

    Fightnews - Boxing News Updated 24/7

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