chew up the scenery

Main Entry:  chew up the scenery
Part of Speech:  v phr
Definition:  to overact, act melodramatically; also written [chew up scenery]
Etymology:  refers to actor's enthusiasm causing him or her to chew on the scenery
Usage:  slang's 21st Century Lexicon
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