over-ripe


over-ripe

adjective

  1. too ripe; more than ripe: overripe tomatoes.

adjective

  1. (of food, cheese, etc) past the usual stage of being ready to eat or use
  2. overused or overly sentimental and emotionalhis love songs are overripe ballads

adj.1670s, from over- + ripe (adj.).

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