verb (used with or without object), o·ver·fed, o·ver·feed·ing.
Origin of overfeed
Examples from the Web for overfeed
Do not overfeed the gray; Give a plenty to the bay; And be careful with your lantern when you go among the hay.Farm Ballads|Will Carleton
Some of the Guardians privately hinted to the master that it was unnecessary to overfeed the infant.Ginx's Baby|Edward Jenkins
The London public, he said, overfeed themselves with music; they cannot healthily digest the lengthy menu provided for them.Wagner as I Knew Him|Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
Manure well; but remember that it is possible to overfeed the soil of a garden, so as to render it unproductive.Soil Culture|J. H. Walden
But to overfeed a passage hawk before putting her up to wait on, is to court the loss of her.The Art and Practice of Hawking|Edward B. Michell