follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

overactive

[oh-ver-ak-tiv] /ˌoʊ vərˈæk tɪv/
adjective
1.
exceptionally or excessively active; too active.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; over- + active
Related forms
overactivity, overactiveness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for over active

overactive

/ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv/
adjective
1.
inordinately active
2.
(of the thyroid or adrenal gland, nervous system, etc) functioning at too high a capacity
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for overactive

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for over

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends