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  • v. To handle excessively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To handle, or use, too much; to mention too often.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To handle too much; discuss too often.


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over- +‎ handle


  • ` ` We tried to not overhandle the pucks in the neutral zone, '' Fedorov said. - Hockey - Chicago vs. Columbus

  • The clearing pass, sometimes goalies overhandle too much in situations like that.

    National Hockey League - Kings vs. Devils

  • •Rule No. 1: Don't overhandle the dough, or it'll be so hard you could crack a tooth. -

  • Brodeur looked shaky for Canada as he seemed to overhandle the puck several times and had trouble seeing shots through players 'legs and sticks.

    The Age News Headlines

  • I didn't overhandle it, didn't get nervous and was able to stay calm all the time.

    The Seattle Times

  • If anything, sometimes he might be guilty of trying to overhandle it and try to do too much, but he's done a good job this season of moving the puck to his teammates more often. - News

  • Aaron Brooks didn't overhandle so many times and make so many reckless forays into the paint? News

  • It wasn’t easy, but if you use intensely fabulous ingredients and are careful not to overhandle the dough, these lacy sandwich cookies could beat the prototype in a blind tasting.

    One Big Table


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