Definitions

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  • adjective Schooled too much.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ schooled

Examples

  • Desperate for the approval of the young courtier whom he no doubt privately condemns as an overschooled sodomite, bristle-bearded Shaykh Hajjar has cornered me in the village's only café—if the sitting room of a qat-chewing old woman can be called a café by anyone other than bumpkins.

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  • Next to these come merchants in general, brokers, etc.; then less frequently clergymen; still less often lawyers; and more rarely doctors; while distressing cases are apt to occur among the overschooled young of both sexes.

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  • I quit school when I was very young and I think school has great value, but I think there's a danger of being overschooled, in some instances, where you just don't learn those qualities.

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  • I quit school when I was very young and I think school has great value, but I think there's a danger of being overschooled, in some instances, where you just don't learn those qualities.

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  • ; then, less frequently, clergymen; still less often, lawyers; and, more rarely, doctors; while distressing cases are apt to occur among the overschooled young of both sexes.

    Keeping Fit All the Way

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