Definition of overplot in English:

overplot

noun

  • A plot relating to a higher level than the subordinate plot or plots of a drama.

verb

  • with object To provide (a story, etc.) with an excessively complex, contrived, or elaborate plot.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From over- + plot<br>mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From over- + plot.

Pronunciation

overplot

/ˈəʊvəplɒt/