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overdye

[oh-ver-dahy, oh-ver-dahy] /ˌoʊ vərˈdaɪ, ˈoʊ vərˌdaɪ/
verb (used with object), overdyed, overdying.
1.
to dye too long or too much.
2.
to dye over another color.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; over- + dye
Related forms
overdyer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for overdye

overdye

/ˌəʊvəˈdaɪ/
verb (transitive)
1.
to dye (a fabric, yarn, etc) excessively
2.
to dye for a second or third time with a different colour
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