What does 'Over-egg the pudding' mean?
If you over-egg the pudding, you spoil something by trying to improve it excessively. It is also used nowadays with the meaning of making something look bigger or more important than it really is. ('Over-egg' alone is often used in this sense.)
Idioms similar to 'Over-egg the pudding'
- Laugh to see a pudding crawl
- Proof of the pudding is in the eating
- Wouldn't pull the skin off a rice pudding
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