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[oh-ver-rahyp] /ˈoʊ vərˈraɪp/

too ; more than :
overripe tomatoes.
(of food, cheese, etc) past the usual stage of being ready to eat or use
overused or overly sentimental and emotional: his love songs are overripe ballads

1670s, from over- + ripe (adj.).


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