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English definition of “lay it on a bit thick”

lay it on a bit thick

(also lay it on with a trowel) informal
to praise someone too much: She went on and on about how she admired his work - laid it on a bit thick, if you ask me.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applaudingPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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