overdesign

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verb over·de·sign \ˌō-vər-di-ˈzīn\

Definition of overdesign

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to design in a manner that is excessively complex or that exceeds usual standards (as of sturdiness or safety)

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First Known Use of overdesign

1931


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