overproduced

adjective over·pro·duced \ ˌō-vər-prə-ˈdüst , -prō- , -ˈdyüst \

Definition of overproduced

1 : having been excessively altered, refined, or embellished during production
  • a flashy, overproduced film
  • There is a kind of elemental vigor in film noir that loses its vitality when a movie is overproduced.
  • —James Greenberg
2 : having been produced in excess of market demand
  • a surplus of overproduced garments

First Known Use of overproduced

1878

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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