Synonyms for over-play
- blow up
- make mountain of molehill
- puff up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-PLAY
They never count the odds they stack up against, and when they over-play, they're bad losers.
There was another danger, suppose he should over-play his part, when they undertook to awaken him, or should under-play it?
I am decidedly opposed to allowing these young nervous children to over-play and thus wear themselves out unduly.
Modern would-be cowpunchers do not willingly let this old kerchief die, and right often they over-play it.