overbought

[ oh-ver-bawt ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈbɔt /

adjective

marked by prices considered unjustifiably high because of extensive buying: The stock market is overbought now.Compare oversold.

verb

simple past tense and past participle of overbuy.

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Origin of overbought

First recorded in 1955–60; over- + bought
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