overladen

adjective
over·​lad·​en | \ ˌō-vər-ˈlā-dᵊn How to pronounce overladen (audio) \

Definition of overladen

: carrying too heavy a load : loaded with too much of something : excessively laden an overladen [=overloaded] car often + withtourists overladen with baggage… plants are so overladen with ripe tomatoes that mechanical harvesters must run at half speed.— Jeff Swiatek often used figuratively… scripts overladen with inflated dialogue but lacking any weighty plot turns.— Akshay Seth

First Known Use of overladen

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Overladen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overladen. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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