overkeen

overkeen

(ˌəʊvəˈkiːn)
adj
too keen
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Even Edgar, who is now fully fit again, is not overkeen on his new celebrity status.
And the little boy dubbed swine flu patient zero is not overkeen on his new celebrity status either.
The five "interpreters," as Sehgal prefers to call them, are mouthy student types overkeen to inflict their inconsequential declamations on the viewer.
Henry is the only witness, but as he walked by and lets Walter die--and eventually gets promoted on the soap as a direct result of Walter's death--he's not overkeen to turn his erstwhile girlfriend in.
Postmodernists', for example, stand accused of being overkeen on attacking Enlightenment when 'the period in which postmodernism appears is one characterized by highly public battles against commercialism of various sorts; battles informed and underpinned by what we can term Enlightenment reason' (p.
I'm concerned they might have been overkeen on the day.
Historically this has been in response to a rationalistic and often biologically reductive psychology, overkeen on measurement.
The dust-up between Shane Kelly and Neil Callan at Lingfield recently, after one thought the other had been overkeen to use his mount as a battering ram, should never have been given official approval to hit the headlines.
Being a starter is a thankless task, and facing 25 fresh horses with many overkeen riders in a race worth many thousands of pounds would not be my idea of a nice day out.