Overcareful
Overcareful \O"ver*care"ful\ ([=o]"v[~e]r*k[^a]r"f[.u]l), a. Too careful. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • overcareful — index meticulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overcareful — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overcareful — overcarefully, adv. overcarefulness, n. /oh veuhr kair feuhl/, adj. excessively or unduly careful. [1585 95; OVER + CAREFUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • overcareful — adjective Excessively careful …   Wiktionary

  • overcareful — adj. excessively careful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overcareful — adjective excessively careful. Derivatives overcarefully adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • overcareful — /oʊvəˈkɛəfəl/ (say ovuh kairfuhl) adjective careful to an excessive degree. –overcarefully, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • overcareful — adj. excessively careful. Derivatives: overcarefully adv. * * * adjective excessively or unduly careful • Syn: ↑too careful • Similar to: ↑careful * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : too careful • overcarefully …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick-in-the-mud — {n.}, {informal} An overcareful person; someone who is old fashioned and fights change. * /Mabel said her mother was a real stick in the mud to make a rule that she must be home by 10 o clock on weeknights and 11:30 Saturdays./ * /Mr. Thomas is a …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick-in-the-mud — {n.}, {informal} An overcareful person; someone who is old fashioned and fights change. * /Mabel said her mother was a real stick in the mud to make a rule that she must be home by 10 o clock on weeknights and 11:30 Saturdays./ * /Mr. Thomas is a …   Dictionary of American idioms

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