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  • v. Present participle of overexplain.


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  • Perhaps I'm overexplaining this, which you can chalk up to the fact that I confess to being sensitive about the whole "ei" versus "ie" thing, for obvious reasons like the fact that when I set up my website I had to register "chriswiegant.com" along with the correct spelling, so that everyone could still find it.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Weiner Roast

  • Operation Napoleon works well enough, though its plotting is a bit basic and it has an annoying habit of overexplaining its cardboard characters 'actions.

    Thrillers – review

  • For all of the overexplaining, some things remain unclear.

    2009 January 05 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • But I wonder if Anon above is onto something with his/her query about books overexplaining themselves, a characteristic that is as responsible as anything else for the length of Rowling's books.

    It's Not How Long You Make It, Is It?

  • Besides, overexplaining just made everything all muddled inside your brain.

    Among the Ghosts

  • She hated overexplaining things, especially plans.

    Among the Ghosts

  • Besides being an awkward attempt at overexplaining the punchline I've never read Dune or seen the film, but the joke is obvious this was just all wrong.

    Cats Can Has Grammar - Anil Dash

  • She knew she was overexplaining, but she couldn't seem to stop.

    Blood Lines

  • It has the air of something overexplaining - and apologizing for - its own flaws.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He also demonstrates that you can understate and that under-writing is possible - as opposed to overexplaining and overshowing things.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk


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