over·​or·​ches·​trat·​ed ˌō-vər-ˈȯr-kə-ˌstrā-təd How to pronounce overorchestrated (audio)
: having been orchestrated to an unnecessary degree
… similar-sounding and overorchestrated power ballads …Bob Verini
Many of the dishes, though, are overorchestrated. Sometimes less is more.Joanne Starkey
In our overorchestrated quests to get our kids into the right colleges, let's not forget the frivolity of youth.Bob Welch

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overorchestrated was in 1877

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“Overorchestrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overorchestrated. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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