overmeasure

[oh-ver-mezh-er]

noun

an excessive or surplus measure or amount: an overmeasure of exuberance.

Nearby words

  1. overmanning,
  2. overmantel,
  3. overmaster,
  4. overmatch,
  5. overmatter,
  6. overmedicate,
  7. overmodulation,
  8. overmorrow,
  9. overmuch,
  10. overnice

Origin of overmeasure

First recorded in 1575–85; over- + measure

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