• Definition for "overplay"
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overplay definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to provide (a dramatic role, for instance) in an exaggerated fashion.
    • To focus on or worry unduly.
    • To overestimate the effectiveness of (one's keeping or position) with ensuing beat: overplayed their hand and lost the game.
    • Sports going to (a golf basketball) beyond the green.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To overdo a task or an impact.
  • verb:
    • and (transitive) To overdo or overact one's impact or role.
    • to provide something in a fashion more remarkable than necessary.
    • To overestimate one's power in a-game or occasion, which fundamentally may result in a defeat.
    • To inadvertently strike (one's baseball) beyond "the green".
    • exaggerate a person's acting
  • noun:
    • In any duplicate card-game, especially bridge and whist, the play of a hand with been played at another dining table by various other people; in memory duplicate, the play of a hand by north and south which was initially held and played by eastern and west.
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