Origin of exuberant
Examples from the Web for overexuberant
It was like a naughty, overexuberant child shouting week-a-day songs at a funeral.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for overexuberant
Word Origin for exuberant
Word Origin and History for overexuberant
mid-15c., from Middle French exubérant and directly from Latin exuberantem (nominative exuberans) "overabundance," present participle of exuberare "be abundant, grow luxuriously," from ex- "thoroughly" + uberare "be fruitful," related to uber "udder," from PIE root *eue-dh-r- (see udder). Related: Exuberantly; exuberate; exuberating.