over-the-top over-the-top

Definition(s):

  • (adj) far more than usual or expected

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Its the quintessential Grillo tragicomic formula: use a touch of over-the-top humor to probe the serious social issues that leaders dont want to touch.
  2. There was no shortage of exploitative 911 jingoism this year, but this militainment reality series was as over-the-top as the propaganda scenes from Starship Troopers.

News

  1. Top 10 Pro Wrestling Beards in History

    COMMENTARY | In 2013, beards have become the new cool thing in pop culture. Not surprisingly, this trend has made its way into the professional wrestling industry. However, heels and over-the-top babyface characters have sported beards for decades in wrestling.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Sofia Coppola's Chic White on White Style

    Sofia Coppola (Getty) Sofia Coppola epitomizes elegant minimalism. She never goes for froufrou, girly, or over-the-top styles, instead she likes to keep every red carpet look sophisticated and supremely chic. Case in point: last night's Bling Ring screening in NYC. The director went for a white-on-white look in a sequined sweater dress with airy ruffles at the hem (sounds terrible but somehow ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Tim Tebow: It's an honor to be on New England Patriots

    Unlike his wildly over-the-top introduction with the New York Jets last offseason, Tim Tebow's first encounter with the New England Patriots' press corp was a decidedly stripped-down affair.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NFL.com

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