- adj. Too bright
- over- + bright (Wiktionary)
“When Evie caught sight of my pallor, the overbright, feverish glint to my eyes, she sent me home, saying she would close the kitchen a little early that afternoon.”
“Just as I was pulling on my jeans, the door flew open and Lucy burst in, face flushed, eyes overbright.”
“Instead of looking overbright, like an HDTV test pattern, her black hair, blue suit, and aquamarine ring were starting to appear washed out, almost fuzzy, more like one of those fifties movies you rent that was done by some cheaper process than Technicolor.”
“I used the phrase, "coruscating emanations of this forgotten world's overbright sun".”
“An order from Joe-Jim was not to be ignored and he had got it through his not overbright mind that an order from Ertz carried the same weight.”
“Same overbright classroom, same malevolent chairs.”
“Youre both famous, said Isabelle in the same overbright voice.”
“Whoever it was, Paladino greeted him with an overbright tone.”
“The Hat Squad's" stylized sadism, with its skewed camera angles, overbright colors and tongue-in-cheek violence, is pure parody -- and it works.”
“Voices sound loud and hysterical, colours pulse and are overbright, and, before I know it, I find myself sitting in a bathroom in the basement smelling the soap.”
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