verb-transitive: To act (a dramatic role) with unnecessary exaggeration.
verb-intransitive: To exaggerate a role; overplay.
verb-intransitive: To act over and above what is required; overdo in acting.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
While his later tendency to overact is sometimes apparent, young pre-Star Trek Shatner is, dare I say, rather dashing.
But Tarun (who directed Thimuru and Kaalai) has to learn not to overact, which is apparent in one of the scenes.
In fact, he suggested political leaders were better to "overact" than "underact" when it comes to speeding stimulus money out the door.
OTTAWA - In deciding to cut overall government spending next year, Alberta appears to be moving in its own direction, ignoring advice Prime Minister Stephen Harper was dispensing to European nations last week to "overact" when it comes to stimulus spending.
"overact" to the above 2 percent target, and added that inflation will likely slow on budget cuts.