- too confident.
Origin of overconfident
SynonymsSee more synonyms for overconfident on Thesaurus.com
cocksure, brash, arrogant, reckless, heedless.
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Examples from the Web for overconfident
Overconfident and mistaken: that is not the stuff of which successful prime ministers are made.Justin! Why Trudeau's Heir Isn't Ready
April 20, 2013
In 2012, these same people came back again, as overconfident and unchastened as ever.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again
November 17, 2012
But we have had discussions about how maybe Tel Aviv residents are overconfident.Tel Aviv Appears Indifferent, Unprepared on Iran War Threat
March 16, 2012
They should, he said, be neither boastful and overconfident nor despondent and hopeless.Why Is the Libya War Called Operation Odyssey Dawn?
March 22, 2011
Perhaps after years they have gotten sloppy and overconfident.Inside Spying's Famous Scandals
July 2, 2010
What happened then the overconfident Throg was not prepared to take.Storm Over Warlock
Numerous incidents of a similar nature had made us overconfident.The Escape of a Princess Pat
There was no bashfulness in him, and no overconfident forwardness.Dominie Dean
Ellis Parker Butler
"You are overconfident, my friend," sneered the elder Pulsifer.The Dreadnought Boys on Battle Practice
John Henry Goldfrap
You may be overconfident, but it's a comfortable kind of feeling to have.With the Battle Fleet
- excessively confident