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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Too ripe.
  • adjective Marked by decay or decline.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Too ripe; also, in an intensive use, more than ripe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Matured to excess.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Excessively ripe; spoiled; gone bad.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective too ripe and beginning to turn soft

Etymologies

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over- +‎ ripe

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