Definitions

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  • adverb In an overeager manner.

Etymologies

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overeager +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Perhaps Palin has a point about some of those who overeagerly associated her with the Tucson shootings.

    Palin bites back -- and won't let go

  • Over the weekend, liberal pundits overeagerly speculated that she may have inspired the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords D-Ariz.

    Sarah Palin proves -- again -- that she is a terrible politician

  • He also had brought along a digital camera and was perhaps overeagerly snapping pictures to document the evening.

    Stage Director Takes a Bow

  • Iiiii am very bad at expressing myself reasonably when I'm shaking with anger.*eyes open email and appropriate 'send' button* Although apparently my send-phobia is reversed, and I'm likely to hit send a little too overeagerly.

    Quick SotB

  • Perhaps a little overeagerly, the union drew up an initiative that did more than earmark new funds for education in general.

    Nevada Tax Fight

  • A little overeagerly, the young matador greeted the other two as each group climbed into its own limousine for the drive of a few blocks to the plaza.

    Mexico

  • Over the weekend, liberal pundits overeagerly speculated that she may have inspired the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords D-Ariz.

    Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post

  • Allen's profession is to arrange parties into which certain Washington types eagerly (no, overeagerly) want to intrude.

    The New Republic - All Feed

  • Gomez helped seal Wednesday's 3-2 win with a running catch in center of A.J. Pierzynski's drive for the second out in the ninth, but he overeagerly chased Jim Thome's one-out fly to the warning track Thursday and - failing to heed Span's call in right field - collided with his teammate as they both converged on the ball.

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  • Gomez helped seal Wednesday's 3-2 win with a running catch in center of A.J. Pierzynski's drive for the second out in the ninth, but he overeagerly chased Jim Thome's one-out fly to the warning track Thursday and - failing to heed Span's call in right field - collided with his teammate as they both converged on the ball.

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