Obs. manteau, cape, inverness. overcome, v. 1. conquer, vanquish, defeat; best, checkmate, outmaneuver; win over, prevail over, Inf. gain the day; subdue, quell, squash, beat, worst, trample in the dust, floor; rout, whip, drub, get the better or best of, put down; master, subjugate, break the back of [s.t.], subject, break.
2. surmount, rise above, triumph over; put aside or away, get rid of, resist successfully, Inf. kick.
3. overpower, whelm, overwhelm, sweep off the feet; sweep over or through, pervade, dominate.
-adj. 4. oppressed, defeated, depleted; Inf. defused, exhausted, enervated; worn out, tired, jaded, Inf. tuckered out, Inf done in; debilitated, expended, drained, spent, played out; weakened, fagged, drooping, ready to drop; haggard, wayworn, footsore, sick, unsteady, groggy. overconfident, adj. 1. cocksure, dead certain, too certain; arrogant, brazen, audacious, impertinent; swaggering, blustering, Inf. pushy; bumptious, self-assertive, self-assured, self-assuming; imperious, overbearing, egotistic; lofty, Inf. toplofty, condescending, vainglorious, conceited, high-and-mighty, pompous, self-important, riding for a fall.
2. brash, hasty, precipitate, pell-mell; impetuous, impulsive, unrestrained, ungoverned, head-over-heels; reckless, risky, incautious, careless, unwary.
3. foolhardy, harebrained, thoughtless, regardless, careless; shortsighted, daring, spontaneous, unpremeditated; injudicious, unwise; ill-considered, ill-advised, impolitic, indiscreet. overcritical, adj. 1. hypercritical, particular, overparticular, fussy, finicky, picky, hairsplitting, Inf. choosy, fastidious; dainty, Inf. fuddy-duddy, Inf. pernickety, discriminating, painstaking.
2. complaining, carping, censorious, querulous; difficult, disapprobatory, condemnatory, disparaging, faultfinding, caviling; harsh, sharp, severe, mean; small, picayune, niggling, demanding, exacting, hard to please. overcrowd, v. jam, congest, pack, lump together, stuff, squeeze, fill, Naut. fill to the gunnels; choke, compress, overload, overburden, supersaturate, serry, Inf. pack as tight as sardines; throng, swarm, huddle, bunch up or together; mass, congregate, agglomerate. overdo, v. 1. do to excess, carry too far, go overboard, not know when to stop, carry or go to extremes; be intemperate, overindulge, overeat; run riot, be uncontrolled, be unrestrained.
2. overact, overplay, be histrionic, SI. ham it up, rant, spout, carry on; overstate, hyperbolize, exaggerate, overdraw; heighten, expand, amplify, magnify, enlarge, embroider, color; stretch or strain a point, dwell on, belabor, harp on, run into the ground, make a production of, make a big deal of; Inf. lay it on thick, fall all over oneself, kill with kindness, outdo oneself, out-Herod Herod.
3. overwork, work to death, push oneself too hard, overexert, do too much, burn the candle at both ends, overtax, overburden, strain; tire, weary, exhaust, wear out, fag, jade, U.S. Inf. tucker out.
4. overcook, overbake, overroast, overbroil, overbrown; char, scorch, singe; burn, burn to a crisp, carbonize. overdone, adj. 1. (all of food) overcooked, overbaked, overroasted, overbroiled, overbrowned; charred, scorched, singed, scalded; burn, burn to a crisp, carbonized.
2. excessive, immoderate, extravagant, lavish, beyond all bounds; profuse, copious, plenteous, plentiful, abundant, prolific; superabundant, overabundant, oversufficient, Inf. too much, Inf a bit much; exorbitant, extreme, extortionate, Inf. criminal, unconscionable, outrageous, monstrous, preposterous, ridiculous; unreasonable, unrealistic, disproportionate, undue, inordinate, uncalled-for, unwarranted; unneeded, needless, unnecessary, redundant, superfluous, surplus, extra; overacted, Inf. hammy.