Examples of overripe in a Sentence
an overripe artist whose abstract paintings are no longer considered fresh or significant
Recent Examples of overripe from the Web
In a white dog or unaged whiskey, these have aromas that include overripe fruit and paint thinner and vinegar.
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First Known Use of overripe
OVERRIPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overripe for English Language Learners
: grown or aged past the point of ripeness and beginning to decay : too ripe
: not new or young
: not fresh or original
OVERRIPE Defined for Kids
Definition of overripe for Students
: passed beyond ripeness toward decay overripe fruit
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