overlavish

adjective
over·​lav·​ish | \ ˌō-vər-ˈla-vish How to pronounce overlavish (audio) \

Definition of overlavish

: lavish to an excessive degree overlavish expenditures an overlavish lifestyle wasn't overlavish with his praise

First Known Use of overlavish

1573, in the meaning defined above

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“Overlavish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overlavish. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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