Overwise
Overwise O"ver*wise", a. Too wise; affectedly wise. -- {O`ver*wise"ly}, adv. -- {O`ver*wise"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • overwise — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : too wise * * * /oh veuhr wuyz /, adj. excessively or unusually wise: overwise for a child of her age. [1525 35; OVER + WISE1] * * * overwiseˈ adjective 1. Too wise 2. Affectedly wise 3. Wise in one s own estimation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • overwise — /oh veuhr wuyz /, adj. excessively or unusually wise: overwise for a child of her age. [1525 35; OVER + WISE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • overwise — adjective Excessively wise; too clever for ones own good …   Wiktionary

  • overwise — adj. too smart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Overwisely — Overwise O ver*wise , a. Too wise; affectedly wise. {O ver*wise ly}, adv. {O ver*wise ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overwiseness — Overwise O ver*wise , a. Too wise; affectedly wise. {O ver*wise ly}, adv. {O ver*wise ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overwisely — overwiseˈly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

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