Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Too familiar, as.
  • adjective Exceedingly common or ordinary.
  • adjective Unduly forward or brash; offensively presumptuous.

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

  • adjective Taking undue liberties; assuming an unwarranted tone of familiarity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective common or repeated to the point of being unnoticed or annoying
  • adjective so acquainted with something, that one doesn't notice it, or is annoyed by it
  • adjective overly friendly or intimate

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

  • adjective taking undue liberties

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Examples

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    Clunk, Clunk, Clunk

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    Iraq

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    Air Superiority Lost?

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    Hugo Bound

  • The stand-up material in this video would be overfamiliar to anyone who has an interest in him, but I just loved the line about tickling everybody in the audience.

    What am I supposed to do: go out and tickle them all, individually? | clusterflock

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    An Old Oligarch Passes On

  • In "Ark," he is unwilling to expend the slightest effort to make his overfamiliar premise plausible.

    A Master Back in the Saddle

  • The last version was FKNAWSM, despite the rambling, sometimes overfamiliar prose and the impression it was a 2nd draft essay before the linking paragraphs were done.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Not so lazy Sunday

  • It seemed like an overfamiliar way of revisiting loss, ageing and regret.

    Rewind TV: The Apprentice; The Song of Lunch; The Genius of British Art

  • Connie Willis: D.A. Connie Willis sends up overfamiliar "space academy" stories with this one about the only girl on Earth who has no desire to enroll.

    Immigration

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