Definitions

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  • adjective pretentiously or ostentatiously decorated.
  • adjective cluttered

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Examples

  • A huge, dark, high-ceilinged room, oppressively overfurnished with high-backed leather chairs, carved oaken side tables, tasseled lamps, and sofas with deedle-ball trim.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • A huge, dark, high-ceilinged room, oppressively overfurnished with high-backed leather chairs, carved oaken side tables, tasseled lamps, and sofas with deedle-ball trim.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • A huge, dark, high-ceilinged room, oppressively overfurnished with high-backed leather chairs, carved oaken side tables, tasseled lamps, and sofas with deedle-ball trim.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • A huge, dark, high-ceilinged room, oppressively overfurnished with high-backed leather chairs, carved oaken side tables, tasseled lamps, and sofas with deedle-ball trim.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • They were hugely overfurnished — massive, darkly oiled pieces, china figurines on every surface.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • They were hugely overfurnished — massive, darkly oiled pieces, china figurines on every surface.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • They were hugely overfurnished — massive, darkly oiled pieces, china figurines on every surface.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • It is overfurnished with two threadbare easy chairs, a matching threadbare sofa, and a coffee table that seems to have been dragged in from the streets.

    Hotel Baghdad

  • It is overfurnished with two threadbare easy chairs, a matching threadbare sofa, and a coffee table that seems to have been dragged in from the streets.

    Hotel Baghdad

  • To suggest that Brookner is a comic writer might seem perverse; she is, after all, celebrated as the mistress of gloom, the creator of a claustrophobic, overfurnished world in which heat is always oppressive, in which a cup of warm milk offers a welcome conclusion to a slow day of perambulation, in which rejection usually leads to physical decline, and in which anything so robust as physical exercise is roundly condemned.

    The Mistress of Gloom

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