Idiom: Over-egg the pudding
Meaning: 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.)Country: British English | Subject Area: Food | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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