Definition of overfond in English:

overfond

Syllabification: o·ver·fond
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈfänd
 
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adjective

  • Having too great an affection or liking for someone or something: he’s been getting overfond of this Pinot Grigio
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    • It still basks in the quick reversals McDonagh is overfond of, and the characters are even more inconsistent.
    • Perhaps I am overfond of this cartoon, because I wore out the storybook record of it when I was a child.

Derivatives

overfondness

noun
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  • Likening an overfondness for messaging to alcoholism and drug addiction, the clinic offers to ‘cure’ keypad addicts through hypnotherapy and something called neurolinguistic programming.

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