Definitions for overripeˈoʊ vərˈraɪp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•ripeˈoʊ vərˈraɪp(adj.)

  1. ripe beyond succulence:

    overripe fruit.

    Category: Botany

  2. effete; decadent.

Origin of overripe:

1665–75

o′ver•ripe′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overripe(adj)

    too ripe and beginning to turn soft

Wiktionary

  1. overripe(Adjective)

    Excessively ripe; spoiled; gone bad.

  2. Origin: From over + ripe.

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