overobvious

adjective
over·​ob·​vi·​ous | \ ˌō-vər-ˈäb-vē-əs How to pronounce overobvious (audio) \

Definition of overobvious

: too obvious an overobvious pun 'You look like you just came from work,' she said, wondering why something about that seemed overobvious, like why bring a briefcase to a date?— Charles Atkins

First Known Use of overobvious

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Overobvious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overobvious. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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