Oversubtle
Oversubtile O"ver*sub"tile, Oversubtle O"ver*sub"tle, a. Excessively subtle. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oversubtle — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • oversubtle — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • oversubtle — adjective Excessively subtle …   Wiktionary

  • oversubtle — adj. too subtle; too clever; excessively fine; too delicate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oversubtle — adjective making excessively fine distinctions …   English new terms dictionary

  • oversubtle — o′ver•sub′tle adj …   From formal English to slang

  • oversubtle — /ˈoʊvəsʌtl/ (say ohvuhsutl) adjective → supersubtle …   Australian English dictionary

  • oversubtle — adj. excessively subtle; not plain or clear. * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : impracticably subtle * * * adj. * * * oversubtˈle (↑subtle) adj(5) • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oversubtile — O ver*sub tile, Oversubtle O ver*sub tle, a. Excessively subtle. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • split hairs — phrasal to make oversubtle or trivial distinctions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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