overfamiliar


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o·ver·fa·mil·iar

 (ō′vər-fə-mĭl′yər)
adj.
Too familiar, as:
a. Exceedingly common or ordinary: overfamiliar sayings.
b. Unduly forward or brash; offensively presumptuous: She displayed an overfamiliar attitude toward her superiors.

o′ver·fa·mil′iar′i·ty (-mĭl′yăr′ĭ-tē, -mĭl′ē-ăr′-) n.

overfamiliar

(ˌəʊvəfəˈmɪlɪə)
adj
1. excessively friendly, informal, or intimate
2. too well-known or easily recognized: an overfamiliar action movie.
ˌoverfaˌmiliˈarity n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overfamiliar - taking undue liberties; "young women disliked the overfamiliar tone he took with them"
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
Translations

overfamiliar

[ˌəʊvəfəˈmɪlɪəʳ] ADJ (= too well-known) → demasiado conocido
to get overfamiliar with sbtomarse demasiadas libertades or confianzas con algn
References in classic literature ?
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