overnice

overnice
overnice [ō΄vər nīs′]
adj.
too nice; too fastidious, precise, etc.

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  • Overnice — O ver*nice , a. Excessively nice; fastidious. Bp. Hall. {O ver*nice ly}, adv. {O ver*nice ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overnice — adj.; overnicely, adv.; overniceness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • overnice — adjective excessively nice …   Wiktionary

  • overnice — Synonyms and related words: Gongoresque, Gongoristic, Marinistic, affected, artificial, chichi, elaborate, elaborated, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exquisite, formalistic, goody good good, goody goody, hairsplitting, hypercritical,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overnice — adj. too pleasant; excessively fastidious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overnice — adjective dated excessively fussy or fastidious …   English new terms dictionary

  • overnice — over·nice …   English syllables

  • overnice — o•ver•nice [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈnaɪs[/t]] adj. cvb excessively nice • Etymology: 1310–20 o ver•nice′ly, adv. o ver•nice′ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • overnice — /oʊvəˈnaɪs/ (say ohvuh nuys) adjective too nice or fastidious …  

  • overnice — adjective excessively fastidious and easily disgusted too nice about his food to take to camp cooking so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow • Syn: ↑dainty, ↑nice, ↑prissy, ↑squeamish • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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