- beyond the acceptable or desired age: overage for the draft.
- older than usual or expected for the activity, position, etc.: an overage baseball player who still outperforms many rookies.
- too old to be serviceable; antiquated: She drives an overage car.
Origin of overage1
- an excess supply of merchandise.
- 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 overage2
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Examples from the Web for overage
That gives AT&T a big incentive to keep data caps low and overage fees high.AT&T’s New “Sponsored Data” Scheme is a Tremendous Loss for All of Us
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But, what if these men that get the overage credited to 'em refuse to come across?Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps
James B. Hendryx
The victims are usually criminals, or overage or incorrigible slaves, or prisoners of war.Temple Trouble
Henry Beam Piper
Many of the available tractors and combines are overage and obsolete.Area Handbook for Bulgaria
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- beyond a specified age
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Word Origin and History for overage
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