What does overdress mean?

Definitions for overdressˌoʊ vərˈdrɛs; ˈoʊ vərˌdrɛs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overdress.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overdress, overclothe(verb)

    dress too warmly

    "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"

  2. overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out(verb)

    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

    "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"


  1. overdress(v. t.)

    To dress or adorn to excess; to dress too much; to dress too formally for an informal occasion. Pope.


  1. overdress(Verb)

    To wear too many clothes for a particular occasion.

  2. overdress(Verb)

    To wear clothing which is too elaborate or formal for a particular occasion.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overdress

    ō-vėr-dres′, v.t. to dress too ostentatiously.—n. O′verdress, any garment worn over another.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdress in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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