Definition of 'overdone'
Example sentences containing 'overdone'
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The ornate and overdone surroundings gradually filtered into view under the warm lighting. LOOKING FOR ANDREW MCCARTHY (2002)The echoes in the head can be unreliable extensions of the writer's image; they can embroider or tidy up what was unfinished or overdone. A ROOMFUL OF BIRDS - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES 1990 (2002)She smiled back at him, appreciating his understanding and the overdone gayness. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)
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Translations for 'overdone'
British English: overdone /ˌəʊvəˈdʌn/ ADJECTIVE
If food is overdone, it has been spoiled by being cooked for too long.
The meat was overdone and the vegetables disappointing.
- American English: overdone
- Arabic: زَائِدُ الطَهْو
- Brazilian Portuguese: cozido demais
- Chinese: 做得过分的
- Croatian: prekuhan
- Czech: rozvařený
- Danish: som har fået for meget
- Dutch: te gaar
- European Spanish: exagerado
- Finnish: ylikypsä
- French: exagéré
- German: übertrieben
- Greek: παραψημένος
- Italian: esagerato
- Japanese: やりすぎの
- Korean: 도가 지나친
- Norwegian: overdrevet
- Polish: przesadny
- European Portuguese: cozido demais
- Romanian: ars
- Russian: переваренный
- Spanish: exagerado
- Swedish: för hårt stekt
- Thai: ที่สุกมากเกินไป
- Turkish: çok pişmiş
- Ukrainian: пересмажений
- Vietnamese: quá nhừ
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