embarrassment of riches

Definition of embarrassment of riches

:a very large number of things from which to choose
  • With so many fine restaurants in the city, diners are faced with an embarrassment of riches.

Word by Word Definitions

embarrassment play
  1. : something that embarrasses

  2. : an excessive quantity from which to select

  3. : the state of being embarrassed: such as

riches play
  1. : things that make one rich : wealth


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