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See definition of overelaborate on Dictionary.com
  • as inornate
  • as inembroider

synonyms for overelaborate

  • baroque
  • beautiful
  • elegant
  • embroidered
  • fancy
  • gaudy
  • gilded
  • glamorous
  • lavish
  • magnificent
  • opulent
  • rococo
  • sparkling
  • sumptuous
  • adorned
  • aureate
  • bedecked
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • busy
  • colored
  • convoluted
  • dazzling
  • elaborate
  • fine
  • flamboyant
  • flashy
  • flaunting
  • florid
  • flowery
  • fussy
  • glitzy
  • glossy
  • high-wrought
  • jeweled
  • luscious
  • meretricious
  • ornamented
  • ostentatious
  • overdone
  • pretentious
  • resplendent
  • rich
  • showy
  • splashy
  • superficial
  • tawdry
  • variegated
See also synonyms for: overelaborated / overelaborates / overelaborating

antonyms for overelaborate

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  • dull
  • offensive
  • plain
  • poor
  • ugly
  • unsophisticated
  • simple
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How to use overelaborate in a sentence

"I see," said I—for Mr. Brisher is apt to overelaborate his jokes.
TWELVE STORIES AND A DREAMH. G. WELLS
It ought not to look overelaborate, even though it is spangled with silver or crystal or is made of sheer lace.
ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
It was a Cosway; but a Cosway broadened and without a hint of genteel namby-pamby or overelaborate finesse.
VISIONARIESJAMES HUNEKER
It is a work unique, perhaps, in its design, but entirely unfeeling and preposterous in its overelaborate decorations.
THE CATHEDRALS OF SOUTHERN FRANCEFRANCIS MILTOUN
We had had two meals, one of which was as totally unnecessary as the other was overelaborate.
THE MESSAGEALEC JOHN DAWSON
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