Overdo vs Overdog - What's the difference?

overdo | overdog |


As a verb overdo

is to do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.

As a noun overdog is

someone who is dominant or has a significant advantage in their field.

overdo

English

Verb

  • To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing.
  • To overtask or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust.
  • to overdo one's strength
  • To surpass; to excel.
  • (Tennyson)
  • To cook too much.
  • to overdo the meat

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    overdog

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • someone who is dominant or has a significant advantage in their field
  • Antonyms

    * underdog

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