[ oh-ver-awr-guh-nahyz ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈɔr gəˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), o·ver·or·gan·ized, o·ver·or·gan·iz·ing.
to stress formal structure, status, rules, and details excessively.
verb (used without object), o·ver·or·gan·ized, o·ver·or·gan·iz·ing.
to become overorganized.
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Also especially British, o·ver·or·gan·ise.
Origin of overorganize
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