Definition of overdress in English:


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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈdrɛs
[no object] (also be overdressed)
  • Dress too elaborately or formally: she felt wildly overdressed in her velvet suit
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    • I probably overdressed for a Saturday (polo shirt, jumper, tweed jacket and slacks) but had never seen my supervisor in anything but a suit.
    • I see him most often in the company of boys between 18-25, and frankly, he's usually a bit overdressed for my taste.
    • Kirsty felt out of place at Simon's office today, pale and overdressed, but at dinner, after gulping down a drink, she relaxes.

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