Definitions

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  • adjective informal Very excited, especially as a result of ingesting amphetamines
  • adjective music Excessively amplified; very loud and distorted

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Examples

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms such as "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight.

    News

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms such as "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight.

    News

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms like "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight at all.

    The Seattle Times

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms such as "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight.

    News

  • I'd go so far as to say that, with a couple of exceptions, going all the way back to The Hunger and the ridiculously iconic Top Gun, Tony Scott has never made a movie that wasn't overamped with flashy editing, visual frissons and other trademarks that have nothing to do with storytelling and everything to do with creating a sensation.

    Marshall Fine: Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

  • The antagonists in both stories are emotionally frozen--- in Utena they're caught by some powerful image in the past; in Tutu they're transfixed by their own overamped emotion.

    Reviews Too Late: Princess Tutu

  • The only receivers of the overamped stock were involuntary—the creditors of Morris and Nicholson, who received shares of the company instead of cash.

    Robert Morris

  • I'd go so far as to say that, with a couple of exceptions, going all the way back to The Hunger and the ridiculously iconic Top Gun, Tony Scott has never made a movie that wasn't overamped with flashy editing, visual frissons and other trademarks that have nothing to do with storytelling and everything to do with creating a sensation.

    Marshall Fine: Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

  • The only receivers of the overamped stock were involuntary—the creditors of Morris and Nicholson, who received shares of the company instead of cash.

    Robert Morris

  • I'd go so far as to say that, with a couple of exceptions, going all the way back to The Hunger and the ridiculously iconic Top Gun, Tony Scott has never made a movie that wasn't overamped with flashy editing, visual frissons and other trademarks that have nothing to do with storytelling and everything to do with creating a sensation.

    Marshall Fine: Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

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