Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overhandle.

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Examples

  • And then I saw the illusion parade — the coaching, the reading of speeches written for her, the winking, the “you betchas”, the new wardrobe, the general obvious overhandling by the GOP.

    Think Progress » Toby Keith joins LL Cool J in shock at being used for Palin’s Fox News show.

  • The page was thumbed and limp with overhandling, and there I read: — 'So sweet it is to stand but just apart,

    WHEN GOD LAUGHS

  • And it hurts to see it go, because you know that the ones you cut will later seem like the ones you really loved, while the ones you keep will inevitably lose some of their luster through overhandling.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • If youre stuck in a pattern of overhandling someone elses life or handing over your life to someone elsehanging out with his friends, doing her laundry, supporting his interestsyour resentment will build over time.

    Enough Already

  • Sometimes it's as if songs like "Yesterday" and "Something" have been loved by too many people for too long: overhandling can take the edges off a song, like a statue that tourists touch for good luck.

    Come Together

  • The GQ piece seems to confirm the overhandling part.

    Mark Joseph: Sarah Barracuda

  • She pointed to a stack of board games, their cardboard boxes softened by overhandling, stuck together with silver tape.

    Certain Girls

  • There is enough dough to do this without overhandling, if you don't have an overwhelming need for a tidy process or result.

    Farmbox VII: (Another) Apple Cake for Harry 1953

  • The paper's edges are frayed and nicked, it has a riverine crack where those clutching fingers have bent it: a vertical sever being a further result of decades of overhandling.

    The Cunning of Francis Bacon

  • However, the overhandling of the firearm by too many police officers involved in the investigation, made it impossible to obtain fingerprints.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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