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Definition of "overdressed" []

  • Dressed too elaborately or finely (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of overdress. (adjective)

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Use "overdressed" in a sentence
  • ""It is very unlikely that any one else will be in white or anything at all dressy, and you will look overdressed, which is in very bad taste; besides, though the weather seems warm enough for such thin material here on shore, it will be a great deal cooler on the water; and should the waves or spray come dashing over us, you would find your dress clinging to you like a wet rag -- neither beauty nor comfort in it.""
  • "And as for uncaring Mexican owners. .well you should see Spunky's other brother wearing his tee shirt all winter, or the other "overdressed" ones in this part of town."
  • "She was good-looking enough, in her thinnish, solemn way, but it seemed to me she was kind of overdressed and too grand."