overspeak

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From Middle English *overspeken, from Old English ofersprecan (to say too much), equivalent to over- +‎ speak.

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overspeak (third-person singular simple present overspeaks, present participle overspeaking, simple past overspoke, past participle overspoken)

  1. To exceed in speaking.
  2. To speak too much; to use too many words.

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