Definition of overpoweringly in English:



  • See overpowering

    as submodifier ‘he found the weather overpoweringly hot’
    • ‘Worse, the sweet and sour sauce was overpoweringly sweet.’
    • ‘Television advertising is overpoweringly loud and often trite and tasteless, particularly those awful ads for motorcars.’
    • ‘We've used a lot of malt in this brew so it's overpoweringly malty at this stage.’
    • ‘There were plenty of lamb chops, liberally but not overpoweringly garnished with rosemary, which was an effective touch.’
    • ‘The air was a bit musty in here, but not overpoweringly so.’