One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Littell's Living Age. From over- + express.
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