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  • verb Present participle of overplot.
  • noun The plotting of data on top of a previous plot


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Such ridiculous overplotting is completely unnecessary for film based on SPEED RACER.

    SPEED RACER – Ray’s Review | Obsessed With Film

  • Despite overplotting, then, a telling portrait of a profoundly stressed family.

    My Sister's Keeper: Summary and book reviews of My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.

  • Lionboy is a zinger or a story, told with a J.K. Rowling-like blend of humor, drama and headlong plotting – overplotting, sometimes – though worlds removed from Hogwarts ..... a delicious midwinter promise of adventures to come.

    Lionboy: Summary and book reviews of Lionboy by Zizou Corder.

  • It does not help matters that the series--where the meaty head of a drunken king lies uneasy, where plotters are overplotting and courtiers go a-courting in mutters--proceeds in a style that bears all the most punishing hallmarks of close fidelity to its literary source.

    Slate Magazine

  • Points, jittered to reduce overplotting geom_linerange

    but she's a girl...

  • Though Jamie Linden's screenplay, based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, piles on the melodrama (there's an awful lot going on in the background of John and Savannah's rather simple love affair), "Dear John" works fairly well before succumbing to overplotting and over - earnestness in its last half-hour.

    The Seattle Times

  • What would be overripe overplotting in lesser hands becomes wonderfully credible here, with cleverly drawn characters (Paz and his most excellent mum must surely return), trunkloads of ethno-botanical factoids, and interspersed sections from Jane’s African logbook.

    Tropic of Night: Summary and book reviews of Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber.


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