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Definition of over-effusive in English:


Excessively friendly or expressive; too effusive.
Example sentences
  • She was not over-effusive - that is not her style.
  • The smell rushed in, in the manner of an over-effusive neighbour.
  • She really couldn't be bothered with the stupid, over-effusive little man.

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