verb (used with object), o·ver·did, o·ver·done, o·ver·do·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·did, o·ver·done, o·ver·do·ing.
Examples from the Web for overdid
Heaven alone knows, but it struck me that her surprise was too great; that she was not careful, that she overdid it.Pan|Knut Hamsun
Finally the potatoes fell to baking with so much ardor that they overdid it and burnt up.
Eilert laughed at her as boys will, but he overdid it, and was very pale the whole time.Weird Tales from Northern Seas|Jonas Lie
When you first mentioned—er—Ames, she just, ever so little, overdid it.John Ames, Native Commissioner|Bertram Mitford
You persisted in working, you overdid it, Pressure came on, and you were done for!The Uncommercial Traveller|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for overdid
verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (tr)
Word Origin and History for overdid
Old English oferdon "to do too much," from ofer (see over) + don (see do (v.)). Common Germanic (cf. Old High German ubartuan). Meaning "to overtax, exhaust" (especially in phrase to overdo it) is attested from 1817. Of food, "to cook too long," first recorded 1680s (in past participle adjective overdone).