over·​bright ˌō-vər-ˈbrīt How to pronounce overbright (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overbright was in 1587

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“Overbright.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbright. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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