over-embellished


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Adj.1.over-embellished - excessively elaborate or showily expressed; "a writer of empurpled literature"; "many purple passages"; "an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"
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As if his over-embellished, overpriced, fussy, frumpy outfits weren't gaudy enough, Peter Simon, the boss of Monsoon, has gone further in his pursuit of poor taste.
Her over-embellished shoes, skirt, and unflattering top mean this pink stinks.
Gone is the over-embellished Wag wardrobe and pumped-up breasts playing peek-a-boo over a leather bustier.
It makes you nearly half a foot taller (and, yes, that's taller than my daughter) without doing medieval torture to your tootsies, without turning you into tottering, over-embellished totty, and - crucial this - without causing you to get stuck in gratings, the grooves in escalators or random manhole covers.
The minimalism trend is a refreshing antidote to all things gaudy, fussy and over-embellished.