AskDefine | Define overzealous

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overzealous adj : marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist" [syn: fanatic, fanatical, rabid]

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Adjective

  1. Too zealous; too enthusiastic, determined; too fervent.
    With his overzealous attempts to impress, he only managed to annoy her.

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