The man who is overfond of anything will be unwilling to let go his hold upon it.
It would seem strange if a farmer was overfond of watching the soldiers.
There was much truth in this; but there are certain truths which we are not overfond of hearing.
He was merely an overfond father and well-disposed citizen of average talents.
Sir Marmaduke had ever been overfond of wandering about the lonely woods of Thanet alone.
The empress was a German at heart,—an overfond and superstitious mother.
He was a puzzle, and at this period she was not overfond of shifting puzzles into answers.
It hardly seems worth while to be overfond of relative or friend whom a breath of wind may snuff out like a flame.
Rab's overfond of the whisky, and never does nothing when he can help it, which is gey often, I'm thinking.
And though I have never been overfond of New York, that curtain in that place gave me a sensation!