Overdye
Overdye O`ver*dye", v. t. To dye with excess of color; to put one color over (another). --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overdye — [ō΄vər dī′, ō′vər dī΄] vt. overdyed, overdyeing 1. to subject too long to the dyeing process so as to make too dark 2. to dye over (something previously dyed) …   English World dictionary

  • overdye — overdyer, n. /oh veuhr duy , oh veuhr duy /, v.t., overdyed, overdying. 1. to dye too long or too much. 2. to dye over another color. [1945 50; OVER + DYE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overdye — o ver•dye′ v. t. dyed, dy•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • overdye — /oʊvəˈdaɪ/ (say ohvuh duy) verb (t) (overdyed, overdying) 1. to dye too much or too long. 2. to dye over with another colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • overdye — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb 1. : to dye with excess of color 2. : to dye over with another color …   Useful english dictionary

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