—adj., v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
excessively or fussily elaborate, ornate, detailed, etc.
to render or present with excessive or fussy detail: He so overelaborates his jokes that they lose their humor.
to add excessive details, as in writing or speaking: He overelaborates to an extent that his novels must be cut radically before being published.
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