overadored

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ adored

Adjective[edit]

overadored (comparative more overadored, superlative most overadored)

  1. Given too much adoration.
    • 1959, Shane Martin, The third statue: a Professor Challis adventure
      His childhood is spent — the old housekeeper tells me this — in the shadow of an overadored elder sister, who later dies suddenly of meningitis.