Definitions

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  • adj. Too good; excessively good.

Etymologies

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From over- +‎ good.

Examples

  • Good Design/Bad Design – SLG Art Director Scott Saavedra goes overgood and bad design choices and how they apply to comics and graphic novels.

    SLG’s Creator’s Studio series to feature Ethan Nicolle

  • So back I came; and being in no overgood temper, vented my humors on the Portugals at the Azores, and had hard fights and small booty.

    Westward Ho!

  • "Simon," said Aylward, "the light is not overgood and the place is cramped for sword-play, but if you will step out into the open I will teach you whether my master is a true soldier or not."

    Sir Nigel

  • And behold, as they gazed they pressed their hands upon their eyes and looked and looked again, for the thing they saw seemed overgood for truth.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • Legend has it that one ancient schoolmaster whom this good lady appointed was not overgood at spelling, and would allow a pupil to laboriously spell out a word and wait for him to explain.

    The Parish Clerk

  • Probably the poor scholars 'security was not overgood.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 06 (From Barbarossa to Dante)

  • Then, being very sharp-set, he fell to eating and drinking and himseeming the wine was not overgood, 'Lord confound her!' quoth he.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • Perhaps it don't make an overgood use of either. "

    Under Two Flags

  • This is the word, that although thou hast time and again treated me like the thrall I am, I deem thee no ill woman, but rather something overgood for Utterbol and the dark lord thereof. "

    The Well at the World's End: a tale

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