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  • v. Simple past of overspeak.

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Examples

  • backed off his comments earlier this week, saying he "overspoke," but it was too late.

    Crooks and Liars

  • “You overspoke before,” he said with faint reproof.

    Stone and Anvil

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: The last words of your answer dropped because he overspoke you.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2002

  • I didn't -- the last word is dropped because he overspoke you.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2002

  • Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva found the metaphor too good to pass up -- threatening to throw his slipper at Venezuela's Hugo Chavez if he overspoke his podium time.

    FP Passport

  • The outspoken Grassely later said he overspoke and then denounced companies sucking on the "tit of the taxpayer."

    The Smirking Chimp - News And Commentary from the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

  • But Stevenson disagreed when told Tidmarsh said - and included in a press release - Stevenson told them, "I may have overspoke about my comments on Zeb Bell."

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  • Times-News writer Bert Stevenson, R-Rupert, said Tuesday that a meeting Monday with a gay-rights group over his remarks during a recent AM radio show was "cordial," but he disagreed he "overspoke" as the group claims he said.

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  • "I don't recall saying I 'overspoke,'" Stevenson said Tuesday.

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