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Meaning of OVERNICE

Pronunciation:  'owvur'nIs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
 

OVERNICE is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: dainty, fastidious, nice, prissy, squeamish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"ver*nice"\, a.
Excessively nice; fastidious. --Bp. Hall. -- {O"ver*nice"ly},
adv. -- {O"ver*nice"ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affected, artificial, chichi, elaborate, elaborated, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exquisite, formalistic, Gongoresque, Gongoristic, goody good-good, goody-goody, hairsplitting, hypercritical, hyperelegant, hypersensitive, la-di-da, mannered, Marinistic, mincing, morbidly sensitive, namby-pamby, overconscientious, overcritical, overelaborate, overelegant, overfastidious, overmeticulous, overparticular, overprecise, overrefined, overscrupulous, oversensitive, oversqueamish, pedantic, precieuse, precieux, precious, precisian, precisianistic, precisionistic, pretentious, puristic, simpering, studied, ultracritical, unnatural
 

 

 

 

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