Definition of over-articulate in English:

over-articulate

adjective

  • Excessively articulate. Also as noun (with the and plural concord): people who are too articulate as a class.

verb

  • with object To articulate or pronounce too carefully or precisely. Also more generally: to express or present with unnecessary or excessive detail or care.

Origin

1920s. From over- + articulate<br>1920s; earliest use found in Harold Edward Palmer (1877–1949), linguist and teacher of languages. From over- + articulate.

Pronunciation

over-articulate

/ˌəʊvərɑːˈtɪkjʊlət/