overprivileged love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having an excess of opportunities or advantages.

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  • adj. Being too privileged

Etymologies

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over- +‎ privileged

Examples

  • The Democrats always seem "overprivileged" when they want to sell their programs on network news.

    Cheering for a Massive Deficit?

  • Laura Wade's Posh, timed to open as the Tories edged into power in May 2010, reminded us just what we were in for: overprivileged hooligans in drinking-society blazers who trash a pub as thoughtlessly as they will trash the country.

    Dominic Cooke: a life in theatre

  • Neither show makes a particularly convincing case for spending TV time with either of their social extremes, from 90210's overprivileged brats to Anarchy's undercivilized thugs, but your interest may differ.

    Critic's Corner Tuesday

  • But the overprivileged sanctimony of Rep. Broun, and the 62 cosponsors of The Sanctity of Life Act, serves only to make the United States a little less free and forgiving for most of us.

    Ian Squires: Sanctimonious Sanctity

  • For these women think that politicians in power come across as arrogant and overprivileged and out of touch with their concerns, which are the NHS, care for the elderly, education and student fees.

    Women and the Tories: Look inwards before telling us to 'calm down, dear'

  • She loves her job but laughed when asked whether she considered herself overprivileged.

    Are These People Overpaid?

  • Pell maps the damage in this memoir of her overprivileged childhood on Long Island, her work with the Black Panthers in San Francisco, and her late-life success as a world-class marathon runner.

    2009 October 04 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Leary rages mostly against safe targets: greedy athletes, overprivileged children, celebrity blowhards like Dr. Phil McGraw.

    2009 January 11 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • The great-great-great granddaughter of tobacco baron Pierre Lorillard remembers her overprivileged childhood and her involvement with the Black Panthers

    2009 October 04 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • They'll force a renegotiation of the contracts and blame overprivileged public employees for resisting shared sacrifice.

    Are Wisconsin's state and local workers overpaid?

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