[ oh-ver-bawt ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈbɔt /
marked by prices considered unjustifiably high because of extensive buying: The stock market is overbought now.Compare oversold.
simple past tense and past participle of overbuy.
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[ oh-ver-bahy ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈbaɪ /
verb (used with object), o·ver·bought, o·ver·buy·ing.
to purchase in excessive quantities.
Finance. to buy on margin in excess of one's ability to provide added security in an emergency, as in a falling market.
verb (used without object), o·ver·bought, o·ver·buy·ing.
to buy regardless of one's needs or financial means.
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