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Definitions and Synonyms of overdress | Another word for overdress | What is overdress?

Definition 1: put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive - [verb of body]

Samples where overdress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera
  • The young girls were all fancied up for the party

Synonyms for overdress in the sense of this definition

(overdress is a kind of ...) put on clothes

"we had to dress quickly" "dress the patient" "Can the child dress by herself?"

(... is a kind of overdress ) dress or groom with elaborate care

"She likes to dress when going to the opera"

(... is a kind of overdress ) dress up showily

"He pranked himself out in his best clothes"

(... is a kind of overdress ) dress up in a cheap and provocative way

(... is a kind of overdress ) adorn with a robe

(... is a kind of overdress ) dress up garishly and tastelessly

(overdress has a similar meaning as ...) dress in a certain manner

"She dresses in the latest Paris fashion" "he dressed up in a suit and tie"

(overdress has a similar meaning as ...) dress in a costume

"We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"

Definition 2: dress too warmly - [verb of body]

Samples where overdress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot

Synonyms for overdress in the sense of this definition

(overdress is a kind of ...) provide with clothes or put clothes on

"Parents must feed and dress their child"

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