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Meaning of OVERDRESS

Pronunciation:  [n]'owvur`dres, [v]`owvur'dres

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
  2. [v]  dress excessively; "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot."

OVERDRESS is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, get up, gussy up, overclothe, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up
 Antonyms: dress down, underdress
 See Also: apparel, bedizen, clothe, dizen, enclothe, enrobe, fit out, garb, garment, get dressed, habilitate, plume, prank, preen, primp, raiment, tart up, tog



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O`ver*dress"\, v. t.
To dress or adorn to excess; to dress too much. --Pope.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bedizen, deck out, dizen, doll up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, get up, gussy up, prank, pretty up, primp, prink, rag out, slick up, spruce up, titivate, trick out, trick up