Example sentences for: overripe

How can you use “overripe” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • acidic balanced clean aged big cloying alcoholic bitter common aromatic bland complex astringent bouquet corky austere chalky creamy baked character crisp deep lively sensuous delicate maderized sharp developed manly simple disciplined mature small dry meager smoky earthy mealy smooth elegant medium soft empty mellow solid evolved metallic sound fat mineral sour feminine moldy spicy fierce mossy steely fiery musky stiff fine noble stony finesse nutty strong firm oaky sturdy flabby odd stylish flat off succulent flowery old sugary forceful ordinary supple foxy overripe sweet fragile peppery syrupy fragrant perfumed tangy fresh positive tannic fruity powerful tart full-bodied prickly tender gassy pungent thin gay racy unbalanced gentle rare unharmonious graceful refreshing unripe grapy rich velvety hard ripe vigorous harmonious robust watery harsh rough weak hearty round wild heavy rugged withered honest salty woody hot sappy young insipid savory zestful light scented little semisweet

  • Lewis described Microsoft's John Warden as having an "overripe drawl" and being "Southern"--but yet notes he is from Indiana.

  • After two decades of nonwear, they seemed overripe for removal.


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