over·​ex·​trav·​a·​gant ˌō-vər-ik-ˈstra-vi-gənt How to pronounce overextravagant (audio)
: excessively extravagant
overextravagant gifts/praise

Examples of overextravagant in a Sentence

no musician could live up to the overextravagant praise that was heaped on that promising violinist

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overextravagant was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Overextravagant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overextravagant. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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