[ oh-ver-kwol-uh-fahyd ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd /
having more education, training, or experience than is required for a job or position.
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Examples from the Web for overqualified
Nine years ago, making 1,000 euro a month was a nightmare for overqualified 30-somethings.Italy’s Lost Generation: Youth Unemployment Hits Nearly 50 Percent|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This makes Herman Cain look like an overqualified candidate.Dick Clark, Tupac’s Hologram, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|April 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In an economy where everyone is overqualified, having an advanced degree is virtually worthless.
British Dictionary definitions for overqualified
/ (ˌəʊvəˈkwɒlɪˌfaɪd) /
having more managerial experience or academic qualifications than required for a particular job
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