from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Excessively ripe; spoiled; gone bad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Matured to excess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. too ripe and beginning to turn soft


over- +‎ ripe (Wiktionary)



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