over- + develop
overdevelop (third-person singular simple present overdevelops, present participle overdeveloping, simple past and past participle overdeveloped)
- To develop to an excessive degree
1988, January 15, “Ben Joravsky”, in A strip mall in Edgewater: class warfare, or small-time tiff?:
- After all, most neighborhoods in Chicago, outside of overdeveloped Lincoln Park, welcome any kind of retail developments their commercial strips can get.
- (photography) To develop a photographic film for too long