1. excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
    a writer of empurpled literature
    many purple passages
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How To Use over-embellished In A Sentence

  • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
  • The Importance of Being Earnest plays like an over-embellished cake that topples under the weight of its own decoration.
  • Some of chemistry's popular tales are probably outright fabrication, the product of wishful thinking, over-embellished recollection, wilful self-aggrandisement or a skewed historical agenda.
  • Cooked to perfection on the bone and not over-embellished, the truffle oil was a curious addition, which nonetheless worked for me.
  • The Warne story is well known, and just as regularly over-embellished.
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