Over ripe


too ripe; more than ripe: overripe tomatoes.

1665–75; over- + ripe

overripely, adverb
overripeness, noun
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overripe (ˌəʊvəˈraɪp)
1.  (of food, cheese, etc) past the usual stage of being ready to eat or use
2.  overused or overly sentimental and emotional: his love songs are overripe ballads

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