Definition of overbroad in US English:

overbroad

adjective

  • 1Of an accent: too broad. rare.

  • 2Too wide; too wide-ranging.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From over- + broad.

Pronunciation

overbroad

/ˌəʊvəˈbrɔːd/