overchoreograph

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ choreograph

Verb[edit]

overchoreograph (third-person singular simple present overchoreographs, present participle overchoreographing, simple past and past participle overchoreographed)

  1. (rare) To choreograph with too much or too elaborate dancing.
    • 2007 December 17, Alastair Macaulay, “A Tale of Two Nutcrackers, With More Than a Chunnel Between Them”, in New York Times[1]:
      Nureyev was always inclined to overchoreograph, cramming steps onto every beat, a tendency only increased when he restaged ballets.