o·ver·ex·pose / ˌōvərikˈspōz/ • v. [tr.] expose too much, esp. to the public eye or to risk: anybody in the public eye has situations that make them feel overexposed. ∎ Photog. expose (film or a part of an image) for too long a time or for extra time: the sunlit background is overexposed.DERIVATIVES: o·ver·ex·po·sure / -ikˈspōzhər / n.