overdressed
clothed clothed adj. 1. wearing clothing. [Narrower terms: {adorned(predicate), bedecked(predicate), decked(predicate), decked out(predicate)}; {appareled, attired, clad, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed}; {arrayed, panoplied}; {breeched, pantalooned, trousered}; {bundled-up}; {caparisoned}; {cassocked}: {costumed}: {decent}] [Narrower terms: {dight}] [Narrower terms: {dressed-up, dressed to the nines(predicate), dressed to kill(predicate), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up}] [Narrower terms: {gowned}] [Narrower terms: {habited}] [Narrower terms: {heavy-coated}] [Narrower terms: {overdressed}] [Narrower terms: {petticoated}] [Narrower terms: {red-coated, lobster-backed}] [Narrower terms: {surpliced}] [Narrower terms: {togged dressed esp in smart clothes)}] [Narrower terms: {turned out}] [Narrower terms: {underdressed}] [Narrower terms: {uniformed}] [Narrower terms: {vestmented}] Also See: {adorned}, {decorated}. Antonym: {unclothed}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak. fog-cloaked meadows

Syn: cloaked, draped, mantled, wrapped. [WordNet 1.5]


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