[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəkˈɒnfɪdənt/ ]
[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈkɑnfɪdənt/ ]
  1. marked by excessive confidence
    an arrogant and cocksure materialist
    so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen
    the less he knows the more positive he gets
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How To Use overconfident In A Sentence

  • The loss, he explains unwinkingly, was outrageous: ‘It was merely because we were so shockingly superior that we were inevitably shockingly overconfident.’
  • So when South Ossetian rebels along with Russian commandos in Tskhinvali began their revolt, Putin knew this would cause Saakashvili to react overconfidently, and with great haste. KC Shoen: Our Russian Election
  • He proved overconfident on the witness stand, misremembering a key piece of evidence.
  • And that is what makes the investigators anxious because they think he will become overconfident and slip up.
  • Even after noting that overconfidence is a death sentence on this show, he nonetheless began spouting the sort of overconfident crap that the Gods of Survivor, that is, Palin's Pimp, aka Mark Burnett, always slaps down hard: We're good for a minimum two to three more Tribals. ... Tallulah Morehead: Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens : Neither Tea Nor Sympathy.
  • so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen
  • Limited participation can arise endogenously in the presence of model uncertainty, and overconfident investors enter the market differently from the rational investors.
  • He was overconfident, discourteous and condescending.
  • A hawk hid under the potentilla bush and leaped suddenly on an overconfident prairie dog a little too far from its burrow.
  • Like many overconfident, would-be sailors, he simply went overboard.
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