Definition of overtness in US English:



  • See overt

    • ‘There was something awakening inside me at this overtness, and that's why women in my paintings are overt.’
    • ‘Pundits are in awe of how overtly political she is - and they assume that her overtness is a sign of her excellence.’
    • ‘Ironically, this very overtness of the film's concern with such questions is often held to be the source of its problems.’
    • ‘A second dimension relates to degrees of overtness or covertness during the observation process.’
    • ‘Transparency of word, overtness of execution - these are American characteristics.’