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Definitions for overripe
ˈoʊ vərˈraɪpover·ripe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overripeadjective

    too ripe and beginning to turn soft


  1. overripeadjective

    Excessively ripe; spoiled; gone bad.

  2. Etymology: From over + ripe.


  1. overripe

    Overripe refers to fruits, vegetables or other food items that have reached or exceeded the final stage of ripeness, often characterized by overly soft texture, unpleasant smell, off taste and discoloration. Overripe food is generally considered less appealing for consumption due to the changes in texture and taste. However, in some instances, overripe fruits like bananas can be used in baking or making smoothies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overripe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overripe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of overripe in a Sentence

  1. Nikita Khrushchev:

    Your children’s children will live under communism. You Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept Communism outright, but we’ll keep feeding you small doses of Socialism until you will finally wake up and find that you already have Communism. We won’t have to fight you; We’ll so weaken your economy, until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands.

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