Over-egg meaning

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(brit., informal) To do too much of; elaborate on excessively; overdo: used mainly in the phrase over-egg the (or one's) puddingover-egg the pudding, to mar an undertaking by doing more than is necessary or desirable.
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To spoil something by making too many improvements to it.
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To over-egg is a British word that is defined as to overdo.

An example of over-egg is to throw an elaborate first birthday party including clowns, zoo animals and a trapeze.

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Alternative spelling of over-egg.
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Origin of over-egg

  • From the phrase to over-egg the pudding

    From Wiktionary