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overleap

[ oh-ver-leep ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞lip /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路leaped or o路ver路leapt, o路ver路leap路ing.
to leap over or across: to overleap a fence.
to overreach (oneself) by leaping too far: to overleap oneself with ambition.
to pass over or omit: to overleap important steps and reach erroneous conclusions.
Archaic. to leap farther than; outleap.
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Origin of overleap

before 900; Middle English overlepen,Old English oferhl膿apan.See over-, leap
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