Definitions

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  • adj. styled excessively.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ styled

Examples

  • During one performance last week, an elderly couple in matching cagoules and bumbags sat in the front row clutching their programmes like shields, alongside three 15-year-old boys who blinked at me shyly through mountainous, overstyled fringes.

    Isy Suttie: My Edinburgh

  • Avoiding a contrived, overstyled look, the best-dressed men understand nuance and restraint.

    The Best Ways for Men to Show Their Style

  • Irina's dress this week was overstyled but her work is great so she's going to Fashion Week.

    Una LaMarche: Project Runway Episode 12 Recap: Let's Getty It Over With

  • I agree Headcases is everything that is wrong with ITV at the moment, overstyled, over produced and over promoted.

    Graphics OK - Humour content absent,

  • Worse, the diminution removed the big car's gravitas, leaving the C-Class looking more like a restrained, less-ugly version of the Chrysler Sebring, that overstyled mistake that the Mercedes guys left behind when they took their half of DaimlerChrysler and fled back to Germany last year.

    Getting a C: A Benz That Fails to Impress

  • I'll add that the other new chick is also pretty bad - she's a walking cliche tough! hot! skinny, yet strong! long, flowing, overstyled hair! but the demon aspect might have been cool if, you know they'd hired someone who could act - like at all.

    Why I Hate… SUPERNATURAL | the TV addict

  • The whole room seemed ludicrously overdecorated and overstyled and overcivilized, given the issues at hand.

    The Hard Way

  • All of these writers think they add a distinctive flavor, a “richness” to the text, but more often than not they are just indulging themselves—thus the term “self-indulgent”—a common symptom of the overstyled manuscript.

    The First Five Pages

  • The group gave the impression of polished distress, obviously overstyled but also ready for immediate action.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Yep this car looks funny in photos. probably the most overstyled and artsy ferrari to date.

    Autoblog

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