They looked too casual, like overripe delinquents sentenced to perpetual detention.
Fruit that is just a little underripe contains more pectin than the mature or overripe fruits.
Green fruit and fruit which is overripe should never be eaten.
Too great a degree of acidity in canned tomatoes may be due to climatic conditions or overripe or underripe product.
Fruit should be sound, firm and not overripe and carefully prepared.
Then an overripe potato whizzed through the air and burst against the shop wall a few inches from the reader's head.
An overripe pineapple is just as unsatisfactory as one that is not ripe enough.
overripe or fermenting bananas crushed and placed in the bait pans give good results, especially with milk added to them.
For canning purposes, only firm, fresh apricots and peaches that are not overripe should be selected.
In an apple-tree a thrush was singing; the gooseberries were overripe; beet-roots were flowering everywhere.