Definition of overexpress in English:

overexpress

verb

  • 1with object To express (feelings, an opinion, etc.) to an excessive extent or in an exaggerated manner.

  • 2with object Genetics. To synthesize the product of (a gene) in abnormally large amounts; to produce abnormally large amounts of (a gene product).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Littell's Living Age. From over- + express.

Pronunciation

overexpress

/ˌəʊv(ə)rɪkˈsprɛs//ˌəʊv(ə)rɛkˈsprɛs/