overegg


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overegg

(ˌəʊvərˈɛɡ)
vb (tr)
to exaggerate (a feature of something) to the point of unreasonableness (esp in the phrase overegg the pudding)
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One that's taught us what happens when you overegg the pudding.
For whereas Freeman's voice had a kind of country bumpkin twang, Simm (who is playing a former Los Angeles cop) isn't having to overegg things.
However, there's a thin line here, so don't be tempted to overegg the pudding.
But it may be best not to overegg Partizan's quality.
Few of us warm to boastful types and anyway, those who overegg the pudding, often end up with the proverbial egg on their face
I hope that doesn't overegg the pudding and affect some of the current cop shows.
LOCAL MEP duo of Val and Bob Hudson of Durham overegg their participation in the discussion of important issues as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ( TTIP ) and the EU oversight into clinical trials on diseases like cancer.
Don't overegg it Virgo, you already know what you want.
Drama queen Basho, however, made the mistake of trying to overegg the pudding.
Sometimes you can overegg it but it's a great venue.
If you can curb your tendency to overegg the pudding, it ought to be.