Definition of 'over-the-top'
Example sentences containing 'over-the-top'
Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2014)
Some comments were a bit over the top.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2010)
It may sound a bit over the top but you really can taste the results.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2011)
It looked a bit over the top to me.The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They respect their players but tempers do sometimes flare and there are always certain people who are a bit over the top.The Sun (2007)
This is a bit over the top, of course.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
That's a bit over the top.The Sun (2008)
It's a bit over the top to wear it all at once.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Am I being a bit over the top?The Sun (2008)
We didn't go over the top; we went over the bottom.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He flashed another one over the top, and when put through in the second half, tried to cut inside instead of shooting.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The Sun (2014)
But the over-the-top celebrations caused another headache.The Sun (2010)
It was a totally over-the-top reaction.The Sun (2011)
He may stop nibbling the telephone cord but it can cause an over-the-top reaction and as a result the dog often forgets the lesson.Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
All of which proves to be an ideal way of powering a funny, over-the-top action movie.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They saw two goals from the birthday boy followed by some ludicrously over-the-top goal celebrations that suggest how rare it is for him to find the net.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A whole industry has built up around the big day, fuelled by over-the-top celebrity weddings and glossy bridal magazines.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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