Definitions of overplay

  1. exaggerate one's acting

Usage examples for overplay

  1. By what Strike Axe informs me,- an' he ain't none likely to overplay in his statements- by what Strike Axe tells me, I says, the Lance must shore have been the high kyard as a medicine man. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  2. Fred and Eustace took this to mean that he would not Overplay his Attentions, so they escorted him to the House. – Fables in Slang by George Ade
  3. You can't overplay the scene, Mr. Francis." – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  4. " Certainly I can overplay it," the star declared. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  5. And I certainly did overplay my hand last night. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne