/ (ˌəʊvərˈɛɡ) /
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to exaggerate (a feature of something) to the point of unreasonableness (esp in the phrase overegg the pudding)
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby overegg
overdue, overdye, overeager, over easy, overeat, overegg, overelaborate, overemphasis, overemphasize, overenthusiastic, overestimate
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