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Meaning of “over the top” in the English Dictionary

"over the top" in British English

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over the top

(abbreviation OTT) UK informalC2 too ​extreme and not ​suitable, or ​demanding too much ​attention or ​effort, ​especially in an ​uncontrolled way: I ​thought the ​decorations were way (= very) over the top. The ​speech was a ​bit OTT. He ​realized he'd gone over the top with the ​seatingarrangements.
(Definition of over the top from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “over the top”
in Chinese (Simplified) 太过头, 太过分…
in Turkish abartılı, aşırı, uygun değil…
in Russian чересчур, слишком экстравагантно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太過頭, 太過分…
in Polish przesadzony…
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