Definition of over-effusive in English:



  • Excessively friendly or expressive; too effusive.

    • ‘She was not over-effusive - that is not her style.’
    • ‘She really couldn't be bothered with the stupid, over-effusive little man.’
    • ‘Now was not the time I needed to be dealing with over-effusive members of the local constabulary.’
    • ‘The smell rushed in, in the manner of an over-effusive neighbour.’
    • ‘Chicken liver pate is a world-beating taste sensation in my over-effusive book.’
    effusive, over-effusive, enthusiastic, over-enthusiastic, unrestrained, unreserved, extravagant, fulsome, lavish, gushy, rhapsodic, lyrical, exuberant, ebullient, expansive
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