matchy-matchy

[ mach-ee-mach-ee ]
/ ˈmætʃ iˈmætʃ i /
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adjective Informal.

(of an outfit, décor, etc.) having colors or patterns that match or harmonize too closely: You should coordinate the drapes and bedspread without getting too matchy-matchy.

Nearby words

  1. matchmaking,
  2. matchmark,
  3. matchstick,
  4. matchup,
  5. matchwood,
  6. mate,
  7. mate's rates,
  8. matelassé,
  9. matelot,
  10. matelote

Origin of matchy-matchy

reduplication of match2 + -y1

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