to exaggerate (a feature of something) to the point of unreasonableness (esp in the phrase overegg the pudding)
[adjective oh-ver-i-lab-er-it; verb oh-ver-i-lab-uh-reyt] /adjective ˈoʊ vər ɪˈlæb ər ɪt; verb ˌoʊ vər ɪˈlæb əˌreɪt/ adjective 1. excessively or fussily , ornate, detailed, etc. verb (used with object), overelaborated, overelaborating. 2. to render or present with excessive or fussy detail: He so overelaborates his jokes that they lose their humor. verb (used without object), overelaborated, […]
[ih-moh-shuh-nl] /ɪˈmoʊ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving or the . 2. subject to or easily affected by : We are an emotional family, given to demonstrations of affection. 3. appealing to the : an emotional request for contributions. 4. showing or revealing very strong : an emotional scene in a play. 5. […]
[oh-ver-em-fuh-sis] /ˌoʊ vərˈɛm fə sɪs/ noun 1. excessive or undue .
[oh-ver-em-fuh-sahyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈɛm fəˌsaɪz/ verb (used with object), overemphasized, overemphasizing. 1. to excessively. verb (used without object), overemphasized, overemphasizing. 2. to use excessive emphasis. /ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəˌsaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to give excessive emphasis or prominence to (something)