verb \ˌō-vər-ˈdres\

: to dress in clothes that are too fancy, formal, or warm for an occasion

Full Definition of OVERDRESS

transitive verb
:  to dress or adorn to excess <felt overdressed for the occasion in his tuxedo>
intransitive verb
:  to dress oneself to excess <it's better to overdress for the party than be too casual>

Examples of OVERDRESS

  1. He overdressed for such a casual party.

First Known Use of OVERDRESS



noun \ˈō-vər-ˌdres\

Definition of OVERDRESS

:  a dress worn over another

First Known Use of OVERDRESS



Next Word in the Dictionary: overdrifted
Previous Word in the Dictionary: overdrawn
All Words Near: overdress

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up overdress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More