Definition of overparted in English:



  • (of an actor or singer) having too difficult a part or role or too many parts or roles to play.

    ‘a sadly overparted soprano’
    • ‘He is an overrated and overparted tenor who once had a real future in front of him, but the way he has been treated at La Scala is shocking.’
    • ‘Being overparted, as the Elizabethan theatre girls would have said, is something we all experience at one time or another.’
    • ‘He sang kind of sharp and with some questionable rhythms, seemed somewhat overparted, but mostly sounded really great and managed to make an underdeveloped part interesting.’
    • ‘But she's overparted by the florid nature of much of this music.’