overpackage

verb over·pack·age \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈpa-kij \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overpackage

overpackaged; overpackaging
transitive verb
: to use an excessive amount of packaging for (something, such as a product)
  • Take-out food restaurants and delis typically overpackage your purchase. Do you really need a full paper bag and two dozen napkins for a lone bagel?
  • —Benjamin Jervey
  • When you see a toy that you think is overpackaged, write the company a letter.
  • Zillions

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