Definition of over-desirous in US English:

over-desirous

adjective

  • Excessively or inappropriately desirous of something. Chiefly with of.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From over- + desirous.

Pronunciation

over-desirous

/ˌəʊvədɪˈzʌɪərəs/