Meaning of overdress

o•ver•dress

Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-dres'n.ō'vur-dres"), [key]
— v., n. -dressed, -dress•ing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to dress with too much display, finery, or formality: He certainly overdressed for the occasion.
  2. to put excessive clothing on: She tends to overdress her children.
—n.
  1. a dress worn over another, which it covers either partially or completely.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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