overnice

adjective
over·​nice | \ ˌō-vər-ˈnīs How to pronounce overnice (audio) \

Definition of overnice

: excessively nice: such as
a : excessively pleasant or agreeable And I don't think they're being really overnice to me because of who I am. You notice that they treat everybody that way.— Darlene Love
b : excessively particular overnice scruples

Other Words from overnice

overnicely adverb
overniceness noun
Our mothers told us that it wouldn't kill us to be nice. But overniceness, when it comes to the health risks of obesity, can kill. The Saginaw (Michigan) News

First Known Use of overnice

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Overnice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overnice. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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