overlush

adjective

over·​lush ˌō-vər-ˈləsh How to pronounce overlush (audio)
: excessively lush
overlush foliage
Roy showed a fondness in her novel for overlush imagery and showy stylistic flourishes.Ian Buruma

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overlush was in 1879

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Cite this Entry

“Overlush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overlush. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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