overdress

[v. oh-ver-dres; n. oh-ver-dres]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), overdressed, overdressing.
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.
noun
3.
a dress worn over another, which it covers either partially or completely.

Origin:
1700–10; over- + dress

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overdress
 
vb
1.  to dress (oneself or another) too elaborately or finely
 
n
2.  a dress that may be worn over a jumper, blouse, etc

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Example sentences
Since restaurants tend to overdress the salads, ask for dressings on the side.
He said it's possible to overdress and become a heat casualty even in the winter.
Traveling dress, bronze silk with embroidered overdress.
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