Definition of overembellishment in US English:



  • See overembellish

    • ‘Her designs are deceptively simple, allowing the action to proceed without over-embellishment.’
    • ‘When acquiring what is essentially a working tool, you should be wary of overembellishment.’
    • ‘The speed at which these small pieces of furniture are made leave little room for overembellishment.’
    • ‘He rarely engages in the hyperbole or overembellishment so characteristic of many sportswriters.’
    • ‘She wrote succinctly and on-topic without overembellishment.’