WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
o•ver•strung  vər strung),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. overly tense or sensitive;
    on edge:Their nerves were badly overstrung.
  2. Sport[Archery.](of a bow) strung too tightly.
  • over- + strung 1800–10

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

overstrung /ˌəʊvəˈstrʌŋ/ adj
  1. too highly strung; tense
  2. (of a piano) having two sets of strings crossing each other at an oblique angle


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