overage

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[ oh-ver-eyj ]
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adjective
  1. beyond the acceptable or desired age: overage for the draft.

  2. older than usual or expected for the activity, position, etc.: an overage baseball player who still outperforms many rookies.

  1. too old to be serviceable; antiquated: She drives an overage car.

Origin of overage

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First recorded in 1885–90; over- + age

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Other definitions for overage (2 of 2)

overage2
[ oh-ver-ij ]

nounCommerce.
  1. an excess supply of merchandise.

  2. the value of goods in excess of the amount called for by stock records; money in excess of the amount called for by sales records.

Origin of overage

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First recorded in 1940–45; over- + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for overage

overage

/ (ˌəʊvərˈeɪdʒ) /


adjective
  1. beyond a specified age

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