Definition of over-intellectual in English:

over-intellectual

adjective

  • Excessively intellectual; overly concerned with reason or mental processes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Bagehot (1826–1877), political commentator, economist, and journalist. From over- + intellectual.

Pronunciation

over-intellectual

/ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˈlɛktʃ(ʊ)l//ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˈlɛktjʊəl//ˌəʊv(ə)rɪntɪˈlɛktʃʊəl/