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- (transitive) To cover over.
- The floodwaters soon overcovered the little hill.
- (transitive) To give too much coverage (as for example on television).
2009 May 3, Nicholas Kristof, “Bright Continent”, in New York Times:
- You’ll never persuade me that we’ve overcovered the slaughter in Congo — our sin is that we didn’t scream enough, not that we screamed too much.