over·​lav·​ish ˌō-vər-ˈla-vish How to pronounce overlavish (audio)
: lavish to an excessive degree
overlavish expenditures
an overlavish lifestyle
wasn't overlavish with his praise

Word History

First Known Use

1573, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overlavish was in 1573

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“Overlavish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overlavish. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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