overbright

adjective
over·​bright | \ ˌō-vər-ˈbrīt How to pronounce overbright (audio) \

Definition of overbright

: excessively or unpleasantly bright an overbright glare … the performances—overbright smiles; strained, tortured grimaces—push it over the edge.— Brian Seibert … if you add just a little green to an overbright red …— Lexi Sundell … this comedy of overbright 20-somethings searching for themselves …Associated Press

First Known Use of overbright

1587, in the meaning defined above

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“Overbright.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbright. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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