[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvədɹˈɛst/ ]
  1. dressed too elaborately
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How To Use overdressed In A Sentence

  • I probably overdressed for a Saturday (polo shirt, jumper, tweed jacket and slacks) but had never seen my supervisor in anything but a suit.
  • Unmarried, very short, plump early in life, fat later, overdressed, vain, and watchful, Gibbon was easy to make fun of, and though he belonged to Johnson's Club, he was not a clubbable man.
  • I thought Ester was overdressed too, but she said this was impossible. The Adults
  • And remember; when in doubt, it's usually better to be overdressed than underdressed.
  • I felt terribly overdressed and ashamed of my tidy cardigan and River Island jeans which have no holes.
  • She said that earlier we walked by a water fountain that was lined in golden horses, and being overdressed in front of golden horses in Prague was like being too prepared for the SAT. The Adults
  • We talk to another general, this one surprisingly overdressed, who briefs us off the record.
  • The girls were fashionably attired but not overdressed, with attractive figures and lovely faces.
  • I'm stuck on a communications board like some overdressed corem technician, while you're actually working in the field you always wanted to! Recovery
  • Business class is 15 snappy irked souls, hissing at stroppily overdressed toddlers and kicking too much matched suede luggage with a pursed fury. Top stories from Times Online
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